Surmount

Definition of Surmount

Sur`mount´
v. t.1.To rise above; to be higher than; to overtop.
[imp. & p. p. Surmounted; p. pr. & vb. n. Surmounting.]
The mountains of Olympus, Athos, and Atlas, overreach and surmount all winds and clouds.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
2.To conquer; to overcome; as, to surmount difficulties or obstacles.
3.To surpass; to exceed.
What surmounts the reach
Of human sense I shall delineate.
- Milton.

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