exceed

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  • But theory far exceeded what most air forces could actually put into the air.
  • The record has since been exceeded but has been retired from the book.
  • French influence in the area soon exceeded that of any other European power.
  • The song is one of three songs from the album that exceeds three minutes in length.
  • If the value of the field exceeds some critical value, the latter changes its direction.
  • Once that seemed like a fair amount of data, but today it is easily exceeded.
  • The response for air support did not usually exceed two hours.
  • The president serves for a specific term and cannot exceed that amount of time.
  • Henry's standards for truth exceeded what is now commonly accepted in science.
  • Pilot data show that many students can meet or exceed such standards.
  • The region is home to two extended metropolitan areas that exceed five million in population.
  • New York has exceeded it eleven times, every year since it has been in existence.
  • Temperatures almost always reach or exceed on at least one or two days per year.
  • The levels called for by this group far exceed the maximum rate currently proposed.
  • Demand always exceeded production, so people had to wait a long time for a new car.
  • The large number of bird species found here exceeds any other site in Central America.
  • However, most hills in the state do not exceed thirty meters above sea level.
  • The whole circuit of its walls did not exceed twenty-five yards. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V2[Raven Edition]
  • It took two hundred years before Earth based ships were capable of exceeding the speed of light.
  • The tower was the first free-standing structure to exceed in height.
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Meaning of exceed

  • verb Be greater in scope or size than some standard
    Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb Be superior or better than some standard
    She exceeded our expectations, She topped her performance of last year