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Synonyms for surmount
sərˈmaʊnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, master(verb)

    get on top of; deal with successfully

    "He overcame his shyness"

    Synonyms:
    chasten, cut through, bounce back, get over, overwhelm, master, inhibit, conquer, quash, sweep over, whelm, scale, get the best, cut across, have the best, dominate, suppress, outmatch, exceed, outgo, outperform, defeat, outstrip, crucify, subjugate, get the hang, reduce, control, surpass, subdue, curb, stamp down, traverse, subordinate, tame, pass over, get well, mortify, outdo, cover, repress, cross, overtake, get across, overcome, keep down, track, overpower, get the better of

  2. surmount(verb)

    be on top of

    "The scarf surmounted the gown"

    Synonyms:
    outstrip, surpass, subdue, overcome, scale, outperform, outmatch, master, get over, outdo, outgo, exceed

  3. scale, surmount(verb)

    reach the highest point of

    "We scaled the Mont Blanc"

    Synonyms:
    outstrip, overcome, subdue, surpass, scale, outperform, outdo, outmatch, master, get over, descale, outgo, exceed

  4. surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    go past, outstrip, outmatch, master, outflank, exceed, overcome, scoop, outgo, go by, get over, distance, outperform, travel by, overstep, top, excel, stand out, best, transcend, pass, scale, outdistance, trump, pass by, outdo, surpass, subdue

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. surmount

    To defeat an enemy is to gain an advantage for the time; to vanquish is to win a signal victory; to conquer is to overcome so effectually that the victory is regarded as final. Conquer, in many cases, carries the idea of possession; as, to conquer respect, affection, peace, etc. A country is conquered when its armies are defeated and its territory is occupied by the enemy; it may be subjected to indemnity or to various disabilities; it is subjugated when it is held helplessly and continuously under military control; it is subdued when all resistance has died out. An army is defeated when forcibly driven back; it is routed when it is converted into a mob of fugitives. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    beat, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, discomfit, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overthrow, prevail over, put down, reduce, rout, subdue, subject, subjugate, vanquish, win, worst

    Antonyms:
    capitulate, cede, fail, fall, fly, forfeit, lose, resign, retire, retreat, submit, succumb, surrender, yield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surmount(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    overcome, conquer, subdue, overpower, vanquish, master, triumph over, rise above, get the better of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. surmount(v)

    Synonyms:
    overtop, conquer, overcome, vanquish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "surmount":

    overcome

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How to use surmount in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in life who does not every day surmount a fear.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    It's only he/she that hangs tough that can surmount tough time. Oh! Yes, until you're firmly resolved you can't/won't surmount tough times. Thus, dare to hang tough come what may.

  3. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Never feel or say that you are done for in life, even in the face of a challenge, failure, hardship or disappointment. Listen up, every challenge, failure, hardship or disappointment is just a passing phase of your life. Thus, do confront and surmount all of the above by daring to forge ahead (tirelessly). ~Emeasoba George.

  4. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Expect diverse challenges throughout your lifetime and dare to surmount all of them outrightly. ~Emeasoba George

  5. Guo Shuqing:

    In the past 40 years, the development of China's society and economy has encountered many difficulties and problems, but as long as we uphold the leadership of the Communist Party and reform and opening up, we can surmount all challenges, the progress of China's economy cannot be reversed by any force.

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