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1. surpass

verb. ['sɝˈpæs'] be or do something to a greater degree.

Synonyms

  • vanquish
  • outpace
  • circumvent
  • surmount
  • trounce
  • outwear
  • outperform
  • outbrave
  • outsell
  • outmarch
  • beat
  • shame
  • outdraw
  • outwit
  • beat out
  • outfox
  • outgo
  • outroar
  • out-herod
  • outshine
  • outsmart
  • outsail
  • outweigh
  • exceed
  • shell
  • outgrow
  • outstrip
  • outshout
  • better
  • outcry
  • crush
  • outmatch
  • break
  • outrange
  • overreach

Antonyms

  • confront
  • defend
  • praise
  • refresh

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Words that Rhyme with Surpass

  • middle-class
  • smartass
  • contrasts
  • lambastes
  • forecasts
  • vanasse
  • umass
  • repass
  • outlasts
  • impasse
  • depass
  • alsace
  • plasse
  • plass
  • plas
  • morass
  • krass
  • kras
  • klass
  • klas
  • harass
  • grasse
  • grass
  • gras
  • glass
  • glas
  • crass
  • class
  • brass
  • bras

Example sentences of the word surpass


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Sharks surpass hyenas in terms of jaw pressure.

2. Verb, base form
The titrant enters the solution through drops from the burette so the final drop does not surpass the endpoint.

Quotes containing the word surpass


1. If you're playing a good guy, you show some darkness. If you're playing a dark guy, you show something different, like humor, that will mix it up and hopefully surpass the audience's expectations. What I'm battling all the time is complacency in the audience. I try to bring a little mystery to what might happen because that engages people more.
- Campbell Scott

2. Only those few who are able to surpass their fear of death completely can fully experience the highest forms of life; not the mundane life of the mortal, but the godly life of the resurrected.
- Zeena Schreck

3. ...we have to surpass ourselves every day, make every day undying. Climb our own personal Everest and do it in such a way that every step is a little bit of eternity. That's what the future is for: to build the present, with real plans, made by living people.
- Muriel Barbery

2. surpass

verb. ['sɝˈpæs'] distinguish oneself.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • rank
  • excel at
  • transcend
  • overstep
  • excel
  • outrank
  • exceed
  • top
  • stand out
  • go past

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • get worse
  • deteriorate
  • worse

3. surpass

verb. ['sɝˈpæs'] move past.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • move
  • pass by
  • travel
  • run by
  • fly by
  • go by
  • skirt
  • go
  • zip by
  • locomote
  • travel by
  • go past

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

4. surpass

verb. ['sɝˈpæs'] be greater in scope or size than some standard.

Synonyms

  • overgrow
  • transcend

Antonyms

  • income
  • worsen
  • uglify
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