English - Vietnamese Dictionary
+be or do something to a greater degree
Advanced English Dictionary
1 surpass, top, excel, be superior to, go beyond, beat, overwhelm, better, outdistance, pass, overtake, outstrip, outrank, outrun, outdo, outpace, transcend, outshine, outreach, overshadow, eclipse:
The success of the new product exceeded our expectations.
2 overstep, go beyond, overextend:
His behaviour exceeded the bounds of decency.
+ verb [VN] (formal)Collocation Dictionary
1 to be greater than a particular number or amount: The price will not exceed £100. + His achievements have exceeded expectations.
2 to do more than the law or an order, etc. allows you to do: She was exceeding the speed limit (= driving faster than is allowed). + The officers had exceeded their authority.
See also - EXCESS
considerably, far, greatly, significantly, substantially | comfortably, easily
The House voted by 327 votes to 93, comfortably exceeding the required two-thirds majority.
| slightly | clearly | regularly | rarely
Summer temperatures rarely exceed 27°C.
| generally, normally, usually
VERB + EXCEED
be expected to, be likely to
Income is expected to exceed expenditure.
| be unlikely to
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