Excede vs Exceed what difference

what is difference between Excede and Exceed

English

Etymology

From Latin excedere (to exceed)

Verb

excede (third-person singular simple present excedes, present participle exceding, simple past and past participle exceded)

  1. Dated form of exceed.

Anagrams

  • exceed, execed

Latin

Verb

excēde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of excēdō

Portuguese

Verb

excede

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of exceder
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of exceder

Spanish

Verb

excede

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of exceder.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of exceder.


English

Alternative forms

  • excede (dated)

Etymology

From Middle English exceden, from Old French exceder, from Latin excedō (to go beyond), from ex- (out, forth) with cedō (to go); see cede and compare accede etc.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈsiːd/
  • Rhymes: -iːd
  • Hyphenation: ex‧ceed

Verb

exceed (third-person singular simple present exceeds, present participle exceeding, simple past and past participle exceeded)

  1. (transitive) To be larger, greater than (something).
    The company’s 2005 revenue exceeds that of 2004.
  2. (transitive) To be better than (something).
    The quality of her essay has exceeded my expectations.
  3. (transitive) To go beyond (some limit); to surpass; to be longer than.
    Your password cannot exceed eight characters.
  4. (intransitive) To predominate.
  5. (intransitive, obsolete) To go too far; to be excessive.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, I.6:
      And to speak impartially, old Men, from whom we should expect the greatest example of Wisdom, do most exceed in this point of folly […].

Synonyms

  • (to be larger than something): outbalance, outweigh
  • (to be better than something): excel, outperform, surpass; see also Thesaurus:exceed
  • (to go beyond some limit): outstep, overstep, surpass; see also Thesaurus:transcend
  • (to predominate):
  • (to be excessive): cross the line

Antonyms

According to the Oxford Dictionary website:
“There is no established opposite to the word exceed, and it is quite often suggested that one is needed. We are gathering evidence of the word deceed ‘be less than’, but it has not yet reached our dictionaries.”

  • to fail
  • to be inferior
  • to fall short
  • to subceed

Derived terms

  • exceeding
  • exceedingly

Related terms

  • excess
  • excessive
  • excessively

Translations

Further reading

  • exceed in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “exceed”, in Online Etymology Dictionary
  • exceed in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • excede, execed

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