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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·ceed /ɪkˈsid/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ceed v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exceeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Exceeding.]  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.
 Name the time, but let it not
 Exceed three days.   --Shak.
    Observes how much a chintz exceeds mohair.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- To outdo; surpass; excel; transcend; outstrip; outvie; overtop.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ceed, v. i.
 1. To go too far; to pass the proper bounds or measure. “In our reverence to whom, we can not possibly exceed.”
    Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.   --Deut. xxv. 3.
 2. To be more or greater; to be paramount.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: go beyond; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"
           [syn: transcend, surpass]
      2: go beyond; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her
         performance of last year" [syn: transcend, overstep, pass,
          go past, top]
      3: be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance
         surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes
         all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations";
         "This car outperforms all others in its class" [syn: surpass,
          outstrip, outmatch, outgo, outdo, surmount, outperform]