HyperDic: surpass

English > 4 senses of the word surpass:
VERBstativesurpass, excel, stand outdistinguish oneself
competitionsurpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperformbe or do something to a greater degree
motionsurpass, travel by, pass by, go past, go by, passmove past
stativesurpass, exceed, transcendbe greater in scope or size than some standard
surpass > pronunciation
Soundsserpae's
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English > surpass: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningdistinguish oneself.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsexcel, stand out
Narrowerexceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, topBe superior or better than some standard
rank, outrankTake precedence or surpass others in rank
shine at, excel atBe good at
Spanishaventajar, descollar, destacarse, destacar, distinguirse, resaltar, sobrepasar, sobresalir
Catalandescollar, distingir-se, excel·lir, sobrepassar, sobresortir
English > surpass: 4 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningBe or do something to a greater degree.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"
Synonymsoutstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, 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
English > surpass: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove past.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThese cars won't surpass
Example "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
Synonymstravel by, pass by, go past, go by, pass
Narrowerfly bypass by while flying
run bypass by while running
skirtPass around or about
zip by, fly by, whisk byMove by very quickly
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishdejar atrás, ir, pasar
Catalanpassar
English > surpass: 4 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe greater in scope or size than some standard.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsexceed, transcend
NarrowerovergrowGrow too large
Spanishexceder, sobrepasar, superar, trascender
Catalanexcedir, sobrepassar, superar, transcendir, ultrapassar

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