Translation of "excess" - English-German dictionary


noun /ikˈses/

the (act of) going beyond normal or suitable limits

das Übermaß
He ate well, but not to excess.

an abnormally large amount

das Übermaß
He had consumed an excess of alcohol.

an amount by which something is greater than something else

die Mehrsumme
He found he had paid an excess of $5.00 over what was actually on the bill.
excessive /-siv/ adjective

beyond what is right and proper

The manager expects them to do an excessive amount of work.
excessively adverb

excessiveness noun

das Übermaß
in excess of

more than

His salary is in excess of $125,000 a year.

(Translation of “excess” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)