Excel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈsel|  American pronunciation of the word excel
Brit.  |ɪkˈsɛl|  British pronunciation of the word excel

verb

- distinguish oneself(syn: surpass)

She excelled in math

Examples

She excels everyone else in sports.

...the special effects in this new sci-fi extravaganza excel any that we've seen previously...

Rick has always excelled at foreign languages.

She excelled in math

He almost burst with pride when his son began to excel at football.

She designed to excel in her studies.

Turning his abilities into that channel in which he was most likely to excel.

Many top athletes are perfectionists who drive themselves to excel.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: excel
he/she/it: excels
present participle: excelling
past tense: excelled
past participle: excelled
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