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Ex*ceed" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exceeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Exceeding.] [L. excedere, excessum, to go away or beyond; ex out + cedere to go, to pass: cf. F. excéder. See Cede.] 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.
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Name the time, but let it not
Exceed three days.
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Observes how much a chintz exceeds mohair. Pope.

Syn. -- To outdo; surpass; excel; transcend; outstrip; outvie; overtop.
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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.” Jer. Taylor.
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Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed. Deut. xxv. 3.
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2. To be more or greater; to be paramount. Shak.
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