exceed

Definition

verb
to be more than
Examplesa discount not exceeding 15 per cent • Last year costs exceeded 20 per cent of income for the first time.
Usage
he has exceeded his credit limit
he has borrowed more money than he is allowed

Use exceed in a sentence

Our profits did exceed our expectations which made management smile and we also shared how we achieved the increased productivity.

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ABC Inc. looked at its expenses and costs over the past few years and noticed that many departments vastly exceeded their budgets.

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I expected you to do the tasks that I had assigned to you, but I see that not only did you do what I asked for, but you did extra tasks as well, and you have definitely exceeded my expectations.

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