Definition of exceed in English:
- Duties on quantities exceeding the quotas will be gradually reduced until their full lifting in 2006-2007.
- In the most populated areas of California, the cost of living far exceeds the national average.
- The OPEC nations habitually cheat on each other by exceeding the production quotas that they agree to.
- The noise levels are monitored, he said, and the range never exceeded the limits allowed in the Noise Pollution Regulations.
- For this reason, drivers are allowed to exceed the speed limit on such calls.
- It is within the Prime Minister's powers to exceed the speed limit, if she is on urgent public business.
- Walton expects economic growth to exceed the MPC's base case, due to buoyant exports and investment.
- Year after year, economic and income growth exceeded prevailing, modest expectations.
- This is for the first time in close to a decade that that economic growth has exceeded the 8 per cent mark.
cede from early 16th century:
Cede is from French céder or Latin cedere ‘to yield, give way, go’. Cedere is a rich source of English words including abscess (mid 16th century) ‘going away’ (of the infection when it bursts); access [Middle English] ‘go to’; ancestor (Middle English) someone who went ante ‘before’; antecedent (Late Middle English) from the same base as ancestor; cease (Middle English); concede (Late Middle English) to give way completely; decease (Middle English) ‘go away’; exceed (Late Middle English) to go beyond a boundary; intercede (late 16th century) go between; predecessor (Late Middle English) one who went away before; proceed (Late Middle English) to go forward; recede (Late Middle English) ‘go back’; and succeed (Late Middle English) ‘come close after’.
- Example sentences
- The summer of 1998, for example, saw a record number of ozone exceedances averaged over New England.
- In general, compliance with the remaining parameters was high with only isolated exceedances reported.
- Under the "risk-based" approach, however, the developer could simply purchase the carrying capacity exceedance.
Words that rhyme with exceedaccede, bead, Bede, bleed, breed, cede, concede, creed, deed, Eid, feed, Gide, God speed, greed, he'd, heed, impede, interbreed, intercede, Jamshid, knead, lead, mead, Mede, meed, misdeed, mislead, misread, need, plead, proceed, read, rede, reed, Reid, retrocede, screed, secede, seed, she'd, speed, stampede, steed, succeed, supersede, Swede, tweed, weak-kneed, we'd, weed
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.