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 Meanings and Examples of EXCEED
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exceed
 v.  go beyond; be or do something to a greater degree
Classic Sentence: (184 in 13 pages)
1  Pray make Brooke useful, and draw on me for funds if expenses exceed your estimate.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
2  The emperor had a mind one day to entertain me with several of the country shows, wherein they exceed all nations I have known, both for dexterity and magnificence.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
3  We compute the Tramecksan, or high heels, to exceed us in number; but the power is wholly on our side.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
4  Their geese and turkeys I usually ate at a mouthful, and I confess they far exceed ours.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
5  No law in that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only of two and twenty.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
6  For, although their largest telescopes do not exceed three feet, they magnify much more than those of a hundred with us, and show the stars with greater clearness.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
7  It is observed, that the red haired of both sexes are more libidinous and mischievous than the rest, whom yet they much exceed in strength and activity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER VIII.
8  The creature is some sixteen feet in length, while its horn averages five feet, though some exceed ten, and even attain to fifteen feet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
9  Of all the wondrous devices and dexterities, the sleights of hand and countless subtleties, to which the veteran whaleman is so often forced, none exceed that fine manoeuvre with the lance called pitchpoling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
10  At its utmost expansion in the full grown whale, the tail will considerably exceed twenty feet across.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
11  They are comparatively delicate, indeed; I dare say, not to exceed half a dozen yards round the waist.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
12  As the psalms of David exceed all other language, so does the psalmody that has been fitted to them by the divines and sages of the land, surpass all vain poetry.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
13  Those acute and long-practised senses, whose powers so often exceed the limits of all ordinary credulity, after having detected the danger, had enabled them to ascertain its magnitude and duration.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
14  He bounded over the crevices in the ice, among which I had walked with caution; his stature, also, as he approached, seemed to exceed that of man.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
15  Nothing could exceed in beauty the contrast between these two excellent creatures.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them.
2  A cover letter should never exceed one page; often a far shorter letter will suffice.
3  To me, they hide in the depths of your soul; be a distant dream, every dream will exceed your goal.
4  Do not exceed the recommended maximum of three tablets a day.
5  This will exceed all my expectations.
6  Their remedy is a cut in production to curtail the extent to which the members are exceeding their agreed quotas, something they have been doing in order to prevent shortages arising as a result of the war in Iraq.
7  They would laugh in gossamer tones, and then move on gracefully to someone else, sometimes moving gracefully at speeds exceeding 40 mph.
8  Seen by the dim light, their number to me appeared countless, though not in reality exceeding eighty.
9  The police stopped him for exceeding the speed limit.
10  The fur trade now exceeded timber in importance.
11  Last year's exports exceeded imports in value.
12  Congress exceeded its constitutional authority by requiring that all Americans obtain health insurance or pay a tax penalty.
13  The notions we children were able to form of the great world beyond were exceedingly nebulous.
14  The scenery in Switzerland is exceedingly attractive to the tourists from the whole world.
15  Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceedingly small.