Sentence for exceed | Use exceed in a sentence

Sentences for exceed. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use exceed in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for exceed.

  • What can exceed the misery of such a mind in such a situation? (4)
  • Nothing could exceed the ferocity with which these last words were delivered. (1)
  • Could any caricature of mine exceed in grotesqueness your sketch of yourself? (10)
  • Nothing could exceed the politeness of the parties on my consenting to this arrangement. (6)
  • For some time the span of the hand possible to players did not exceed the distance of a fifth. (3)
  • Wood studding shall be 2 × 4 inches nominal size or larger, and spaced not to exceed 16 inches on centres. (17)
  • The pedals at first did not exceed the compass of an octave, and were used only for sustaining prolonged tones. (3)
  • Among other things, he discovered that most of them spent not to exceed fifteen minutes a day on their newspapers. (16)
  • Even later when music was written for quartets of viols the parts were vocal in character and did not exceed voices in range. (3)
  • This was held to exceed the limits of fair criticism, since it attacked the character of the author as well as the book itself. (16)
  • For ordinary mass concrete the size of aggregate should vary from ¼ inch to 2 inches, and in reinforced work should not exceed 1¼ inches. (17)

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Definition of exceed:

  • exceed, ek-sd’, v.t. to go beyond the limit or measure of: to surpass or excel. | v.i. to go beyond a given or proper limit. | p.adj. exceed’ing, surpassing, excessive. | adv. exceed’ingly, very much: greatly. (0)

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