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Definition of Exceed

Exceed

  1. To go beyond; to proceed beyond the given or supposed limit or measure of; to outgo; to surpass; -- used both in a good and a bad sense; as, one man exceeds another in bulk, stature, weight, power, skill, etc.; one offender exceeds another in villainy; his rank exceeds yours.
  2. To go too far; to pass the proper bounds or measure.
  3. To be more or greater; to be paramount.

Exceed Quotations

The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching - is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.
Mike Krzyzewski

No matter who you are or what you intend to do, you should not exceed the boundaries of the rule of law.
Li Keqiang

By 'justice', I understand nothing more than that bond which is necessary to keep the interest of individuals united, without which men would return to their original state of barbarity. All punishments which exceed the necessity of preserving this bond are, in their nature, unjust.
Cesare Beccaria

Any commander who fails to exceed his authority is not of much use to his subordinates.
Arleigh Burke

Make each day count by setting specific goals to succeed, then putting forth every effort to exceed your own expectations.
Les Brown
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Exceed Translations

exceed in Dutch is overtreffen, te boven gaan
exceed in Italian is eccedere, eccedere, oltrepassare, oltrepassare
exceed in Portuguese is exceda
exceed in Spanish is exceder, aventajar
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