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Exceed vs. Surpass

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Exceedverb

(transitive) To be larger, greater than (something).

‘The company's 2005 revenue exceeds that of 2004.’;

Surpassverb

(transitive) To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.

‘The former problem student surpassed his instructor's expectations and scored top marks on his examination.’; ‘The heavy rains threatened to surpass the capabilities of the levee, endangering the town on the other side.’;

Exceedverb

(transitive) To be better than (something).

‘The quality of her essay has exceeded my expectations.’;

Surpassverb

To go beyond in anything good or bad; to exceed; to excel.

‘This would surpassCommon revenge and interrupt his joy.’;

Exceedverb

(transitive) To go beyond (some limit); to surpass, outstrip or transcend.

‘Your password cannot exceed eight characters.’;

Surpassverb

distinguish oneself;

‘She excelled in math’;

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Exceedverb

(intransitive) To predominate.

Surpassverb

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’;

Exceedverb

To go too far; to be excessive.

Surpassverb

pass by;

‘A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window’; ‘He passed his professor in the hall’; ‘One line of soldiers surpassed the other’;

Exceedverb

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 notExceed three days.’; ‘Observes how much a chintz exceeds mohair.’;

Surpassverb

go beyond;

‘Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds’;

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Exceedverb

To go too far; to pass the proper bounds or measure.

‘Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.’;

Surpass

Surpass was a short-lived Wrigley antacid gum. Shipments of Surpass to retail outlets were discontinued in March 2003 due to lack of popularity.

Exceedverb

To be more or greater; to be paramount.

Exceedverb

go beyond;

‘Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds’;

Exceedverb

go beyond;

‘She exceeded our expectations’; ‘She topped her performance of last year’;

Exceedverb

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’;

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