HyperDic: excel

English > 1 sense of the word excel:
VERBstativeexcel, stand out, surpassdistinguish oneself
excel > pronunciation
Soundsihkseh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > excel: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
Meaningdistinguish oneself.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"She excelled in math"
Synonymsstand out, surpass
Narrowerexceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, topBe superior or better than some standard
rank, outrankTake precedence or surpass others in rank
shine at, excel atBe good at
Spanishaventajar, descollar, destacarse, destacar, distinguirse, resaltar, sobrepasar, sobresalir
Catalandescollar, distingir-se, excel·lir, sobrepassar, sobresortir
Adjectivesexcellentvery good
Nounsexcellencethe quality of excelling

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