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surmount

surmount - Dictionary definition and meaning for word surmount

Definition
(verb) get on top of; deal with successfully
Synonyms : get over , master , overcome , subdue
Example Sentence
  • He overcame his shyness

Definition
(verb) be on top of
Example Sentence
  • The scarf surmounted the gown

Definition
(verb) reach the highest point of
Synonyms : scale
Example Sentence
  • We scaled the Mont Blanc

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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for surmount

sur+MOUNT - To cross a mountain u need to overcome the difficulties.
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by adroitperson37

to SURpass a MOUNTain u hav to overcome lot of difficulties
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by nikhilnitc

SUR(sur means head in hindi)+MOUNT....when you want to reach the top of the mountain,you have to OVERCOME lots of difficulties....
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by nileshdive

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