Definition of Exceeding

1. Adjective. Far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree. "The young Mozart's prodigious talents"

Exact synonyms: Exceptional, Olympian, Prodigious, Surpassing
Similar to: Extraordinary
Derivative terms: Exception



Definition of Exceeding

1. a. More than usual; extraordinary; more than sufficient; measureless.

2. adv. In a very great degree; extremely; exceedingly.

Definition of Exceeding

1. Verb. (present participle of exceed) ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic) prodigious ¹

3. Adjective. (archaic) exceptional, extraordinary ¹

4. Adjective. (archaic) extreme ¹

5. Adverb. (archaic) Exceedingly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exceeding

1. exceed [v] - See also: exceed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Exceeding

excecating
excecation
excede
exceded
excedes
exceding
exceed
exceedable
exceedance
exceedances
exceeded
exceeder
exceeders
exceedest
exceedeth
exceeding (current term)
exceedingly
exceeds
excel
excel at
excelled
excellence
excellences
excellencies
excellent
excellently
excellentness
excellento
excellest
excelleth

Literary usage of Exceeding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1869)
"For surveying the public lands in Kansas, at rates not exceeding ten dollars per lineal mile for standard lines, six dollars for township and five dollars ..."

2. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1873)
"(6)1 (1) Agent exceeding his Powers. — If A. authorizes B. to buy an estate for him at fifty ... The act of an agent exceeding his authority is good pro ..."

3. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1843)
"... not exceeding eighty sets in the whole, provided the same can be purchased, full bound, at not exceeding five dollars per volume. ..."

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