Definition of 'surpass'
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Does your desire to understand surpass your fear of possibly being wrong? Christianity Today (2000)The supporting acts came close to surpassing the headline ones. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Indeed, their incompetence sometimes surpasses all human understanding. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A look of love that surpasses understanding. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I only meant her to make a tolerable figure, without surpassing any one. Daniel Deronda (1876)I'm delighted each year has surpassed the previous one and that is the aim again. The Sun (2014)January 2006 European subscriptions surpass one million. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But when the surroundings and the music are right, no one can surpass this Italian diva. Times, Sunday Times (2009)T he White Rhino is surpassed in size only by the elephant. Animals of the World (1993)The threat had to surpass the previous one, which it t of the US in one move. The Sun (2016)
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Used Occasionally. surpass is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'surpass'
British English: surpass VERB
If one person or thing surpasses another, the first is better than, or has more of a particular quality than, the second.
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers.
Definition of surpass from the Collins English Dictionary
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