Associations to the word «Surpass»


SURPASS, verb. (transitive) To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.

Dictionary definition

SURPASS, verb. Distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math".
SURPASS, verb. 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".
SURPASS, verb. Move past; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other".
SURPASS, verb. Be greater in scope or size than some standard; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.