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surpass

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of surpass

  1. 1 to be greater, better, or stronger than she always tried to surpass her older brother at anything he did Synonyms of surpass beat, better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outclass, outdistance, outdo, outgun, outmatch, outshine, outstrip, overtop, top, tower (over), transcend Words Related to surpass one-up, outpace, outrace, outrun, overpass; best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, outcompete, outperform, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst; outbalance, outweigh, overbear, overshadow, trump Phrases go one better, run circles around (or run rings around) Near Antonyms of surpass lose (to)

  2. 2 to go beyond the limit of the sales of the band's newest CD have surpassed the combined sales of its last two albums Synonyms of surpass break, outreach, outrun, overpass, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overstep, exceed, transcendWords Related to surpass encroach, entrench (also intrench), infringe, invade, trespass; overdo, overuse, overutilize, overwork



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