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Synonyms for excess

Synonyms for excess

an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

immoderate indulgence, as in food or drink

being more than is needed, desired, or appropriate

Synonyms for excess

a quantity much larger than is needed

immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits

the state of being more than full

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excessive indulgence

more than is needed, desired, or required

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Many courts have held that the liability insurer's duty to keep the insured informed during the progress of settlement negotiations includes informing the insured in particular of the insured's right to contribute whenever the claimant makes a demand in excess of policy limits.
71) The rationale behind this position is that absent a settlement offer, there is no evidence of a causal connection between the insurer's breach of duty and the fact that a judgment in excess of the policy limits was entered.
62(a)(2)(A) if it (1) does not require the employee to substantiate the expenses covered by the arrangement to the person providing the reimbursement, or (2) provides the employee with the right to retain any amount in excess of the substantiated expenses covered under the arrangement.
Only concern for this exposure explains why Budget would purchase insurance far in excess of the largest amounts it provided in coverage to renters, and most renters were provided only the minimum necessary to satisfy the financial responsibility laws, an amount well within Budget's SIR.
The newest product, PassTime[TM] Elite, is expected to achieve volumes in excess of 100,000 units with the potential to reach as high as two Million units over the next five years.
The ships measuring close to 50 meters in length and displacing 325 tons, can achieve speeds in excess of 30 Knots.
Under this 2007 capital spending program, Pioneer expects to deliver oil and gas production growth in excess of 10% from 2006 production of 35.
The transaction was able to withstand losses in excess of 22% of the original ABS balance under an 'AAA' scenario.
For fiscal year ended July 2, 2005, Avnet and the recently acquired Memec (closed July 5, 2005) generated combined revenue in excess of $13 billion in the past year through sales in approximately 70 countries.
Our land holdings at Cypress/Chowade total approximately 45,269 gross acres (15,844 net acres) and our seismic database is extensive, containing in excess of 400 kilometers (250 miles) of 2-D seismic data.
Such a vehicle could reduce gasoline consumption for the average American by 50 percent to 70 percent and reduce automobile emissions well in excess of emissions that might result from the additional use of power plants.