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surpasses

verb
present tense third-person singular of surpass

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1 to be greater, better, or stronger than
  • she always tried to surpass her older brother at anything he did

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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

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“Surpasses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surpasses. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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