Synonyms of excel in English:

excel


See definition of excel

verb

1‘he excelled at football’

SYNONYMS

shine, be very good, be excellent, be brilliant, be outstanding, be skilful, be talented, be proficient, be expert, be pre-eminent, reign supreme, wear the crown, stand out, be the best, be unrivalled, be unparalleled, be unequalled, be without equal, be second to none, be unsurpassed

rare be unexampled

2‘she excelled him in her command of the language’

SYNONYMS

surpass, outdo, outshine, outclass, outstrip, beat, beat hollow, top, cap, transcend, be better than, be superior to, go one better than, better, pass, eclipse, overshadow, put in the shade, put to shame

informal best, leave standing, be head and shoulders above, be a cut above

archaic extinguish, outrival, outvie