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Synonyms for surpassing
sərˈpæs ɪŋ, -ˈpɑ sɪŋsur·pass·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. transcendent, surpassingadjective

    exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

    Synonyms:
    prodigious, exceeding, transcendent, olympian, exceptional

    Antonyms:
    ordinary, inferior

  2. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassingadjective

    far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

    "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"

    Synonyms:
    especial(a), olympian, stupendous, particular(a), colossal, portentous, exceeding, exceptional(a), majestic, transcendent, exceptional, special, prodigious

    Antonyms:
    inferior, ordinary

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. surpassingadjective

    Synonyms:
    exceeding, superior, preëminent, transcendent, supereminent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "surpassing":

    exceeding, outperforming, outstripping, overtaking

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#6385exceptional
#10655exceeding
#13306majestic
#27383colossal
#33549olympian
#37890stupendous
#41861transcendent
#46781surpassing
#51999prodigious
#57854overtaking
#92389outperforming
#126266outstripping
#129078portentous

How to use surpassing in a sentence?

  1. Emily Dickinson:

    One need not be a chamber to be haunted; One need not be a house; The brain has corridors surpassing Material place.

  2. Valerie Amos:

    For more than four years, we have watched Syria descend into deeper depths of despair surpassing even what the most pessimistic observers thought possible, in the past weeks, we have seen more and more heinous acts. Innocent men, women and children killed, maimed, displaced, and subjected to a savagery that no human should have to endure.

  3. Paul Fraidenburgh:

    Drone technology is far surpassing the flying skills of the people who have them, the fact that someone is receiving money makes me feel safer about their operation.

  4. HaRav Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman:

    Our entire lives are run by miracles and in recent days, we see Nissim V’Niflaos surpassing nature.

  5. Murli Maiya:

    China is the country that just has leapfrogged, surpassing many things that happened in the West for the last decade, the new economy in China is newer than and very different from many economies anywhere in the West.


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