Definition for EX-CEED'

EX-CEED', v.t. [L. excedo; ex and cedo, to pass.]

  1. To pass or go beyond; to proceed beyond any given or supposed limit, measure or quantity, or beyond any thing else; used equally in a physical or moral sense. One piece of cloth exceeds the customary length or breadth; one man exceeds another in bulk, stature or weight; one offender exceeds another in villainy.
  2. To surpass; to excel. Homer exceeded all men in epic poetry. Demosthenes and Cicero exceeded their cotemporaries in oratory. King Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom. 1 Kings x.

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