Part of speech:

To go beyond; surpass.

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Usage examples "exceed":

  1. The other is, that hereafter you will not exceed the limits of your authority. - "Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute", Horatio Alger.
  2. The whole number at this place, I believe, does not exceed three families. - "A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1", James Cook.
  3. That is to say, temptation keeps level with our utmost capacity of resistance yet never is allowed to exceed the bounds, for when it would exceed them a way out is found by the return of Grace; and we are freed. - "The Romance of the Soul", Lilian Staveley.