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synonyms for surmount

  • conquer
  • best
  • better
  • cap
  • clear
  • crest
  • crown
  • defeat
  • down
  • exceed
  • hurdle
  • leap
  • lick
  • negotiate
  • outdo
  • outstrip
  • overpower
  • overtop
  • pass
  • subdue
  • surpass
  • throw
  • top
  • vanquish
  • vault
  • over
  • prevail over
  • rise above
See also synonyms for: surmounted / surmounting
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antonyms for surmount

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  • fail
  • fall behind
  • give up
  • help
  • lose
  • receive
  • surrender
  • give in
  • yield
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How to use surmount in a sentence

The good news is that every state seems to have surmounted the wave and new cases are now generally on the decline.
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For Bullock in Gravity, all those miles above Earth, reconnecting with home means surmounting the death of a daughter.
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As a consequence, Nina is placed in an impossible position, but one she is determined to surmount.
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Formulaic action scenes became riotous steeplechases as Zorro surmounted obstacles with somersaults and handsprings, sometimes pausing for a snack.
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Now he’s seeking his fourth ring, inching closer to Michael Jordan’s six — which, no matter how much he downplays it, is a hill he’s still trying to surmount.
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His fiery enthusiasm swept aside all difficulties; his inventive genius ever showed him the way to surmount all obstacles.
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It was the personality of their general which had taught the French soldiers to surmount all difficulties.
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The true spirit of success is not to look at obstacles, but to keep the eye on the many ways in which to surmount them.
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They are daunted by nothing they surmount walls and hedges, and enter enclosed gardens or inhabited houses.
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My mind was staggered with a view of the difficulties I had to surmount and the little interest I possessed.
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WORDS RELATED TO SURMOUNT

  • beat
  • best
  • better
  • button down
  • button up
  • can
  • clinch
  • cob
  • complete
  • cover
  • crest
  • crown
  • do to a T
  • eclipse
  • exceed
  • excel
  • finish
  • outshine
  • outstrip
  • pass
  • put the lid on
  • surmount
  • surpass
  • top
  • top it off
  • transcend
  • trump
  • wrap up
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