Textual thesaurus for "surpass"

(verb) outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, exceed, surmount

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

(verb) go by, go past, travel by, pass, pass by

move past

A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window; He passed his professor in the hall; One line of soldiers surpassed the other

(verb) exceed, transcend

be greater in scope or size than some standard

Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds

(verb) excel, stand out

distinguish oneself

She excelled in math