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    surpass

    surpass - Dictionary definition and meaning for word surpass

    Definition
    (verb) distinguish oneself
    Synonyms : excel , stand out
    Example Sentence
    • She excelled in math
    Definition
    (verb) be or do something to a greater degree
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) move past
    Synonyms : go by , go past , pass , pass by , travel by
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) be greater in scope or size than some standard
    Synonyms : exceed , transcend
    Example Sentence
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for surpass

surprise pass ~ be better than

in a quiz if a question is asked that EXCEEDS our knowledge we will pass it.

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