What does surmount mean?

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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"

  2. surmount(verb)

    be on top of

    "The scarf surmounted the gown"

  3. scale, surmount(verb)

    reach the highest point of

    "We scaled the Mont Blanc"

  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"


  1. surmount(Verb)

    to get over; to overcome

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surmount(verb)

    to rise above; to be higher than; to overtop

  2. Surmount(verb)

    to conquer; to overcome; as, to surmount difficulties or obstacles

  3. Surmount(verb)

    to surpass; to exceed

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Surmount

    sur-mownt′, v.t. to mount above: to surpass: to overcome, get the better of.—adj. Surmount′able, that may be surmounted.—n. Surmount′ableness.—adj. Surmount′ed, surpassed: overcome: (archit.) denoting an arch or dome rising higher than a semicircle: (her.) denoting a figure when another is laid over it.—n. Surmount′er. [Fr.—sur (L. super), above, monter, to mount.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surmount in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surmount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of surmount in a Sentence

  1. Azhar Sabri:

    Education is a type of money which surmount when expend.

  2. Gaius Julius Caesar:

    He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.


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

  4. 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.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    It doesn't take a great task to be or become a great leader. But guess what? It takes a great leader to surmount a great task.

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