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One entry found for surpass.
Entry Word: surpass
Function: verb
Text: 1 to be greater, better, or stronger than <she always tried to surpass her older brother at anything he did>
Synonyms beat, better, eclipse, excel, outdistance, outdo, outshine, outstrip, overtop, top, transcend
Related Words exceed, outpace, outrun, overpass; best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst; outweigh, overbear, overshadow
Phrases go one better
Near Antonyms lose (to)
2 to go beyond the limit of <the sales of the band's newest CD have surpassed the combined sales of its two earlier discs> -- see EXCEED