Pronunciation: (ik-sēd'), [key]
1. to go beyond in quantity, degree, rate, etc.: to exceed the speed limit.
2. to go beyond the bounds or limits of: to exceed one's understanding.
3. to surpass; be superior to; excel: Her performance exceeded all the others.
1. to be greater, as in quantity or degree.
2. to surpass others; excel or be superior.
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