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From ex- (out of, from) +‎ cēdō (withdraw; yield).



excēdō (present infinitive excēdere, perfect active excessī, supine excessum); third conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I go out, go forth or away; depart, retire, withdraw; disappear.
  2. (intransitive) I overstep, overtop, overpass, rise above, go beyond; advance, proceed; transgress, digress.
  3. (intransitive) I depart from life; decease, die.
  4. (transitive, of a place) I depart from, leave.
  5. (transitive, of a limit) I go beyond, surpass, exceed; tower above, overtop.


   Conjugation of excēdō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present excēdō excēdis excēdit excēdimus excēditis excēdunt
imperfect excēdēbam excēdēbās excēdēbat excēdēbāmus excēdēbātis excēdēbant
future excēdam excēdēs excēdet excēdēmus excēdētis excēdent
perfect excessī excessistī excessit excessimus excessistis excessērunt, excessēre
pluperfect excesseram excesserās excesserat excesserāmus excesserātis excesserant
future perfect excesserō excesseris excesserit excesserimus excesseritis excesserint
passive present excēdor excēderis, excēdere excēditur excēdimur excēdiminī excēduntur
imperfect excēdēbar excēdēbāris, excēdēbāre excēdēbātur excēdēbāmur excēdēbāminī excēdēbantur
future excēdar excēdēris, excēdēre excēdētur excēdēmur excēdēminī excēdentur
perfect excessus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect excessus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect excessus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present excēdam excēdās excēdat excēdāmus excēdātis excēdant
imperfect excēderem excēderēs excēderet excēderēmus excēderētis excēderent
perfect excesserim excesserīs excesserit excesserīmus excesserītis excesserint
pluperfect excessissem excessissēs excessisset excessissēmus excessissētis excessissent
passive present excēdar excēdāris, excēdāre excēdātur excēdāmur excēdāminī excēdantur
imperfect excēderer excēderēris, excēderēre excēderētur excēderēmur excēderēminī excēderentur
perfect excessus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect excessus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present excēde excēdite
future excēditō excēditō excēditōte excēduntō
passive present excēdere excēdiminī
future excēditor excēditor excēduntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives excēdere excessisse excessūrum esse excēdī excessum esse excessum īrī
participles excēdēns excessūrus excessus excēdendus, excēdundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
excēdendī excēdendō excēdendum excēdendō excessum excessū


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  • Catalan: excedir
  • English: exceed
  • French: excéder
  • Galician: exceder
  • Italian: eccedere
  • Portuguese: exceder
  • Spanish: exceder


  • excedo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • excedo in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • excedo in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • to evacuate territory: (ex) finibus excedere
    • to leave a place: egredi loco; excedere ex loco
    • to leave one's boyhood behind one, become a man: ex pueris excedere
    • to be more than ten years old, to have entered on one's eleventh year: decimum annum excessisse, egressum esse
    • to depart this life: (ex) vita excedere, ex vita abire
    • to abandon one's position: loco excedere




  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of exceder




  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of exceder.