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Verb: surmount  su(r)'mawnt
  1. Get on top of; deal with successfully
    "He surmounted his shyness";
    - overcome, get over, subdue, master
  2. Be on top of
    "The scarf surmounted the gown"
  3. Reach the highest point of
    - scale
  4. Be or do something to a greater degree
    - surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo [archaic], exceed, outdo, outperform

Derived forms: surmounted, surmounts, surmounting

See also: surmounted

Type of: arrive at, attain, beat, beat out, crush, gain, head, hit, make, reach, shell, trounce, vanquish