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Today, the Web site attracts an average of 250,000 hits, and surpasses half a million on major sports news days.

It surpasses the paintings of horses and rhinoceros from the Chauvet Cave in France by 400 years.

But The Dog surpasses simply documenting the alienation endemic in the 21st-century global village.

His celebrity status rivals, if not far surpasses, the Warholian persona that Koons embodies and embeds within his own work.

Admittedly, his Dark Knight Rises bat suit easily rivals its mainstream counterpart (and some fans claim it even surpasses it).

I knew this was a city of noble and beautiful structures, but the reality surpasses my expectation.

From an historical point of view, no town in the Kingdom surpasses the proud old city of Winchester.

St. Mary is the oldest and most important church, and in some particulars it surpasses the cathedral at Chester.

However, when civilian government and military personnel are combined, government employment surpasses manufacturing employment.

But the system of idolatry, invented by modern christianity, far surpasses in absurdity anything that we have ever heard of.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surpasses, such as: outweigh, exceed, beat, outperform, top, and eclipse.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.