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surpass

sur·pass

surpass

 
pronunciation:
sr paes
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: surpassed, surpasses, surpassing
definition 1: to go past or beyond in degree or quantity; be greater or larger than.
This year's milk production surpasses last year's.
synonyms:
better, exceed, outdo, outstrip, top
similar words:
best, cap, one-up, outclass, overcome, pass, trump
definition 2: to be better than or exceed in talent, accomplishment, or the like.
She surpassed all others with her excellent teaching skills.
synonyms:
excel, outdo, outmatch, outshine, top
similar words:
ace, best, better, break, cap, eclipse, exceed, outperform, outstrip, overshadow, transcend
definition 3: to be beyond the reach, powers, or capacity of; transcend.
synonyms:
transcend
similar words:
exceed, outdistance, rise above
derivation: surpassable (adj.)