To do or be better than; surpass.
To show superiority; surpass others.
Excels at tennis.
To be better or greater than, or superior to (another or others)
To excel is defined as to be very good at something.
An example of excel is to be good enough at a sport to be an Olympic athlete.
A full-featured spreadsheet for Windows and the Macintosh from Microsoft. It can link many spreadsheets for consolidation and provides a wide variety of business graphics and charts for creating presentation materials. Since its launch in the mid-1980s, Excel has captured some 90% of the spreadsheet market, enduring well past VisiCalc and Lotus 123. For a tutorial on the essentials of Excel, see XL abc's.