verb (used with object)
- to surpass in excellence.
- to exceed in amount.
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Either one of these alone is surmountable for a skilled and ambitious politician.
Listen, then, to the difficulties that beset us, and say if they are surmountable.
Rather on the north-west side, the hill is surmountable by a zig-zag path, up which a loaded mule can climb with some difficulty.An Old Sailor's Yarns|Nathaniel Ames
In the mass they are appalling but singly they are surmountable.A Daughter of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
Insurmountable, in-sur-mownt′a-bl, adj. not surmountable: that cannot be overcome.
Once at least within historic memory the barrier of the Caucasus had proved to be surmountable.