excel Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “excel” in the English Dictionary

"excel" in British English

See all translations

excelverb [I]

uk   /ɪkˈsel/  us   /ɪkˈsel/ (-ll-)
(Definition of excel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"excel" in American English

See all translations

excelverb [I/T]

 us   /ɪkˈsel/ (-ll-)
to do something very well or be ​highlyskilled, and be ​better than most ​others: [I] They all ​performed well, but the ​leaddancer really excelled.
(Definition of excel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"excel" in Business English

See all translations

excelverb [I]

uk   us   /ɪkˈsel/ (-ll-)
to be extremely good at something: excel in/at sth Their biggest ​competitiveadvantage is that they excel at ​manufacturingsmall, gas-efficient ​vehicles at ​lowcost.

Excel™noun

uk   us   trademark IT
a ​brand of ​software used for ​creating spreadsheets (= ​documents with rows of ​data for showing ​amounts and making ​calculations): an Excel ​document/​spreadsheet These ​instructionsassume you are familiar with using Excel.
(Definition of excel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of excel?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“excel” in Business English

Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day

galaxy

one of the independent groups of stars in the universe

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More