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Overview of verb surmount

The verb surmount has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, master

(get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness")

2. (1) surmount

(be on top of; "The scarf surmounted the gown")

3. scale, surmount

(reach the highest point of; "We scaled the Mont Blanc")

4. surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform

(be or do something to a greater degree; "her 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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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