Synonyms for (verb) surmount

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: get over, master, overcome, subdue, surmount

Definition: get on top of; deal with successfully

Usage: He overcame his shyness

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: surmount, scale

Definition: reach the highest point of

Usage: We scaled the Mont Blanc

Similar words: hit, make, gain, attain, arrive at, reach

Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract

Usage: We hit Detroit by noon; The water reached the doorstep; We barely made it to the finish line; I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts


Synonyms: surmount

Definition: be on top of

Usage: The scarf surmounted the gown

Similar words: head

Definition: be in the front of or on top of

Usage: The list was headed by the name of the president