Translation of "excel" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪkˈsel/ us -ll-

to be extremely good at something

Rebecca always excelled in languages at school.
excel yourself

to do something better than you usually do

The British team have excelled themselves this year to reach the finals.

(Translation of “excel” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ikˈsel/ (past tense, past participle excelled)

to stand out beyond others (in some quality etc); to do very well (in or at some activity)

aventajar, superar
He excelled in mathematics / at football.

to be better than

destacar, sobresalir
She excels them all at swimming.
excellence /ˈek-/ noun

unusual goodness or worth

Many of his former students have praised his excellence as a teacher.
Excellency /ˈek-/ noun (plural Excellencies)

(with His, Youretc) a title of honour, used eg for ambassadors

His/Your Excellency
Their Excellencies.
excellent /ˈek-/ adjective

unusually good

an excellent plan.
excellently adverb

She performed excellently in the test.

(Translation of “excel” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)