Meaning : Distinguish oneself.
She excelled in math.
excel, stand out
Meaning : Be or do something to a greater degree.
Her performance surpasses that of any other student I know.
She outdoes all other athletes.
This exceeds all my expectations.
This car outperforms all others in its class.
exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount
Meaning : Move past.
A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window.
He passed his professor in the hall.
One line of soldiers surpassed the other.
go by, go past, pass, pass by, travel by
Meaning : Be greater in scope or size than some standard.
Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds.