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exceeding


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exceeding  \Ex*ceed"ing\,  adv 
  In  a  very  great  degree;  extremely;  exceedingly.  [Archaic.  It 
  is  not  joined  to  verbs.]  ``The  voice  exceeding  loud.'' 
  --Keble. 
 
  His  raiment  became  shining,  exceeding  white  as  snow. 
  --Mark  ix  3. 
 
  The  Genoese  were  exceeding  powerful  by  sea.  --Sir  W. 
  Raleigh. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exceed  \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.  exc['e]der. 
  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 
 
  Name  the  time,  but  let  it  not  Exceed  three  days. 
  --Shak. 
 
  Observes  how  much  a  chintz  exceeds  mohair.  --Pope. 
 
  Syn:  To  outdo;  surpass;  excel;  transcend;  outstrip;  outvie; 
  overtop. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exceeding  \Ex*ceed"ing\,  a. 
  More  than  usual;  extraordinary;  more  than  sufficient; 
  measureless.  ``The  exceeding  riches  of  his  grace.''  --Eph. 
  ii  7.  --  {Ex*ceed"ing*ness},  n.  [Obs.]  --Sir  P.  Sidney. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exceeding 
  adj  :  far  beyond  what  is  usual  in  magnitude  or  degree;  "a  night  of 
  exceeding  darkness";  "an  exceptional  memory";  "olympian 
  efforts  to  save  the  city  from  bankruptcy";  "the  young 
  Mozart's  prodigious  talents"  [syn:  {exceptional},  {olympian}, 
  {prodigious},  {surpassing}] 




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