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182 What is the opposite of "to exceed"? (Words frequently sought - alt.usage.english)




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This article is from the alt.usage.english FAQ, by Mark Israel misrael@scripps.edu with numerous contributions by others.

182 What is the opposite of "to exceed"? (Words frequently sought - alt.usage.english)


"To fall short of". "To trail" can also come in handy when both
things are moving.

 

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