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Synonyms for excel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excel, stand out, surpassverb

    distinguish oneself

    "She excelled in math"

    surmount, outmatch, exceed, outgo, go past, outperform, travel by, leap out, stick out, pass, stand out, jump out, outstrip, transcend, go by, pass by, outdo, surpass, jump

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excelverb

    surpass, outdo, beat, be superior to, cast in the shade, throw into the shade

  2. excelverb

    exceed, transcend, cap, go beyond

  3. excelverb

    be superior, be eminent, bear the palm, bear the bell, take precedence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. excelverb

    outrival, outstrip, surpass, eclipse, outdo, outvie, transcend, exceed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "excel":

    exel, excels, excell

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. EXCEL

    Expanded Clinical Evaluation of Lovastatin on lipid-lowering

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  1. Jaclyn Bealer:

    They have to do their AP (advanced placement) work, they have to be in honors classes, and it's not just enough to be in them, but they have to excel, they're just putting so much pressure on themselves to get the absolute best grade possible, and anything under a 90% is failure.

  2. Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux:

    Some excel in rhyme who reason foolishly.

  3. Miguel Cardona:

    Our efforts as educators must go beyond literacy, math, history, science, and other core subjects to include helping students to build the social, emotional, and behavioral skills they will need to fully access and participate in learning and make the most of their potential and future opportunities, amid the pandemic, we know that our students have experienced so much. We can't unlock students' potential unless we also address the needs they bring with them to the classroom each day. As educators, it's our responsibility to ensure that we are helping to provide students with a strong social and emotional foundation so that they also can excel academically.

  4. Marshall Mintz:

    Sometimes I do get a 10-year-old who wants to improve but a lot of times its the parents coming in and wanting little Janey to excel more and I usually wind up pointing out that at this point it really is crucial to just emphasize having fun and enjoying sport, then I usually get fired because they dont like my message, which is de-emphasizing the perfectionism and the achievement and the results.

  5. David C. Banks:

    Through this expansion, we are providing more opportunities for accelerated learning to more families, while providing an equitable, fair process to identify the students who will excel with accelerated learning.

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