Synonyms for surmount
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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.
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
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overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, masterverb
get on top of; deal with successfully
"He overcame his shyness"
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
be on top of
"The scarf surmounted the gown"
reach the highest point of
"We scaled the Mont Blanc"
surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperformverb
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"
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
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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.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
The two heroes spend a winter overseas and manage to get to know each other in great detail, something that could not happen on the disputed land, perhaps their ability to surmount the obstacles of the Middle East conflict is what threatens the Education Ministry.
He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in life who does not every day surmount a fear.
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