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surpassed, past participle; surpasses, 3rd person singular present; surpassing, present participle; surpassed, past tense;
  1. Exceed; be greater than
    • - prewar levels of production were surpassed in 1929
  2. Be better than
    • - he continued to surpass me at all games
  3. Do or be better than ever before
    • - the organist was surpassing himself

  1. excel: distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math"
  2. be or do something to a greater degree; "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"
  3. travel by: move past; "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"
  4. exceed: be greater in scope or size than some standard; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"
  5. (surpassing) transcendent: exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence
  6. (surpassing) exceeding: far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"
  7. Surpass was a short-lived Wrigley antacid gum.
  8. To exceed, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner