Search Result for "excel": 
Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. distinguish oneself;
- Example: "She excelled in math"
[syn: excel, stand out, surpass]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Excel \Ex*cel"\, v. i. To surpass others in good qualities, laudable actions, or acquirements; to be distinguished by superiority; as, to excel in mathematics, or classics. [1913 Webster] Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel. --Gen. xlix. 4. [1913 Webster] Then peers grew proud in horsemanship t' excel. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Excel \Ex*cel"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Excelling.] [L. excellere, excelsum; ex out + a root found in culmen height, top; cf. F. exceller. See Culminate, Column.] 1. To go beyond or surpass in good qualities or laudable deeds; to outdo or outgo, in a good sense. [1913 Webster] Excelling others, these were great; Thou, greater still, must these excel. --Prior. [1913 Webster] I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness. --Eccl. ii. 13. [1913 Webster] 2. To exceed or go beyond; to surpass. [1913 Webster] She opened; but to shut Excelled her power; the gates wide open stood. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

excel v 1: distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math" [syn: excel, stand out, surpass]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "excel": be born for, be master of, beat, best, better, cap, dominate, eclipse, exceed, go beyond, go one better, improve on, outdo, outpace, outrank, outshine, outstrip, outweigh, overbalance, overbear, overcome, overpass, overshadow, overtop, perfect, predominate, preponderate, prevail, shine, shine in, surpass, top, tower above, tower over, transcend, trump
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Microsoft Excel Excel A spreadsheet program from Microsoft, part of their Microsoft Office suite of productivity tools for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh. Excel is probably the most widely used spreadsheet in the world. Latest version: Excel 97, as of 1997-01-14. (http://microsoft.com/msexcel/). [Feature summary? History?] (1997-01-14)
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Excel, AL -- U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 582 Housing Units (2000): 253 Land area (2000): 1.649436 sq. miles (4.272020 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.649436 sq. miles (4.272020 sq. km) FIPS code: 24880 Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01 Location: 31.427308 N, 87.340587 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Excel, AL Excel