HyperDic: surmount

English > 4 senses of the word surmount:
VERBcompetitionsurmount, overcome, get over, subdue, masterget on top of
stativesurmountbe on top of
motionsurmount, scalereach the highest point / point of
competitionsurmount, surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, outperformbe or do something to a greater degree
surmount > pronunciation
Soundssermaw'nt
Rhymesaccount ... viscount: 14 rhymes with awnt...
English > surmount: 4 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningGet on top of; deal with successfully.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsovercome, get over, subdue, master
NarrowerbulldogThrow a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishderrotar, dominar, superar, vencer
Catalandominar, superar, vèncer
English > surmount: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe on top of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The scarf surmounted the gown"
Narrowerpinnaclesurmount with a pinnacle
BroaderheadBe in the front of or on top of
Spanishcoronar, rematar
Catalancoronar, sobreposar, superposar
Participlesurmountedhaving something on top
English > surmount: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningreach the highest point / point of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscale
Broaderreach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gainReach a destination / destination, either real or abstract
Spanishescalar
English > surmount: 4 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningBe or do something to a greater degree.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssurpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, outperform
Narrowerbetter, breakSurpass in excellence
out-herodSurpass someone in cruelty or evil
outbraveBe braver than
outdrawDraw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight
outfoxoutdo someone in trickery
outgrowGrow faster than
outmarchmarch longer distances and for a longer time than
outpaceSurpass in speed
outrangeHave a greater range than (another gun / gun)
outroarroar louder than
outsailSail faster or better than
outsellsell more than others
outsellBe sold more often than other, similar products
outshineattract more attention and praise than others
outshout, outcryshout louder than
outwearlast / last longer than others
outweighBe heavier than
outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumventBeat through cleverness and wit
shameSurpass or beat by a wide margin
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishaventajar, exceder, sobrepasar, sobrepujar, superar
Catalanavantatjar, excedir, sobrepassar, sobrepujar, superar

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