Definition of 'excel'
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Long-term partners excel in a game show. The Sun (2017)He would always excel and go beyond the obvious when we were taught anything. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He always excelled at staying close to the men under his command. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)And he was brilliant again yesterday at a track where he always excels. The Sun (2012)As with most modern games this is where the game excels. The Sun (2009)He also excelled as a rugby player. Christianity Today (2000)So perhaps that abandonment not only led her to her career but also helped her excel in it? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Still, good to know she excels at something. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was a brilliant fielder and all-round athlete who also excelled at rugby. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I want to excel at this game. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are many sporting opportunities for people with disabilities to not only find joy in, but also excel in. The Sun (2011)In this country we have not always excelled in colour printing, but in this and other respects the volume is a masterpiece. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)A powerful person, he excelled at games. Times, Sunday Times (2006)For years, she excelled in something she didn't particularly enjoy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Anybody who has excelled at something has a positive attitude, and you don't give up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One of the sports at which I don't excel is table tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I wasn't the only person in my home town of Reading to have excelled at table tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)EVEN when we were the laughing stock of Europe because of the poor quality of our food, we always excelled at puddings. The Sun (2013)Yet it was seldom heavy or pompous, for it excelled also in a richly complex stage imagery, and in entertaining touches of inventive humour and exuberant burlesque. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A trim, athletic man, in his youth he had excelled at real tennis and was still taking walking holidays well into his eighties. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. excel is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'excel'
British English: excel VERB
If someone excels in something or excels at it, they are very good at doing it.
He has always been an actor who excels in irony.
Definition of excel from the Collins English Dictionary
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