Definitions for (verb) surpass

Main entry: outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, exceed, surmount, surpass

Definition: be or do something to a greater degree

Usage: 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


Main entry: go by, go past, surpass, travel by, pass, pass by

Definition: move past

Usage: 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


Main entry: exceed, transcend, surpass

Definition: be greater in scope or size than some standard

Usage: Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds


Main entry: surpass, excel, stand out

Definition: distinguish oneself

Usage: She excelled in math