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EXCEE'D, 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 contemporaries in oratory.

King Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom. 50Kings 10

EXCEE'D, To go too far to pass the proper bounds to go over any given limit, number or measure.

Forty stripes may he give him, and not exceed. Deuteronomy 25

1. To bear the greater proportion to be more or larger.

This verb is intransitive only by ellipsis.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Exceed'. King James Dictionary.

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