1. be greater in scope or size than some standard
- Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
Definition categories: stative
2. be superior or better than some standard
- She exceeded our expectations
3. be or do something to a greater degree
- This exceeds all my expectations
Sentences with exceed as a verb:
- The company's 2005 revenue exceeds that of 2004.
- The quality of her essay has exceeded my expectations.
- Your password cannot exceed eight characters.