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Synonyms for excel
ɪkˈsɛlex·cel

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Princeton's WordNet4.5 / 2 votes

  1. excel, stand out, surpassverb

    distinguish oneself

    "She excelled in math"

    Synonyms:
    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 Synonymes2.5 / 2 votes

  1. excelverb

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

  2. excelverb

    Synonyms:
    exceed, transcend, cap, go beyond

  3. excelverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. excelverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "excel":

    exel, excels, excell

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD5.0 / 1 vote

  1. EXCEL

    Synonyms:
    Expanded Clinical Evaluation of Lovastatin on lipid-lowering

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How to use excel in a sentence?

  1. Kakenya Ntaiya:

    Now, they can focus on their studies -- and on being kids, it's the only way you can give a girl child a chance to excel.

  2. Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux:

    Some excel in rhyme who reason foolishly.

  3. David Cohen:

    The Democratic party as a whole is just not very good at messaging, they excel when it comes to policy and mastering policy details. (However), selling policy and selling legislative achievements has been something that the modern Democratic party has failed at most of the time.

  4. John Adams:

    It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity, and an ambition to excel in every capacity, faculty, and virtue. If we suffer their minds to grovel and creep in infancy, they will grovel all their lives.

  5. Vince Lombardi:

    The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel, are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.


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