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English verb: surmount

1. surmount (competition) get on top of; deal with successfully

SamplesHe overcame his shyness.

Synonymsget over, master, overcome, subdue

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

Narrower (hyponym)bulldog

2. surmount (stative) be on top of

SamplesThe scarf surmounted the gown.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)head

Narrower (hyponym)pinnacle

3. surmount (motion) reach the highest point of

SamplesWe scaled the Mont Blanc.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reach

4. surmount (competition) be or do something to a greater degree

SamplesHer 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.

Synonymsexceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surpass

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

Narrower (hyponym)beat, better, break, circumvent, out-herod, outbrave, outcry, outdraw, outfox, outfox, outgrow, outmarch, outpace, outrange, outroar, outsail, outsell, outsell, outshine, outshout, outsmart, outwear, outweigh, outwit, overreach, shame

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