verb (used with object)
- to surpass in excellence.
- to exceed in amount.
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Katie believed she could surmount any challenge she faced even as she remained highly dependent on her family — “Team Katie Stevo,” they call themselves — to advance.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18|Taylor Telford|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Either one of these alone is surmountable for a skilled and ambitious politician.
Her successes come easy enough to her that any obstacles seem surmountable.
Sometimes, it bothers me when the problems that come between people are easily surmountable.‘The Host’: ‘Twilight’ Author Stephenie Meyer’s Favorite Film Romances|Stephenie Meyer|March 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, the rent conrol issues are daunting, but they're at least theoretically surmountable.
We also seem to be on the edge of a new continent, separated not by oceans but by subtle and surmountable psychic conditions.The Coming of the Fairies|Arthur Conan Doyle
Finally, she guessed Berthas present difficulty; and it seemed easily surmountable.Mrs. Craddock|W. Somerset Maugham
When a foreign language ceases to offer such surmountable difficulties, we leave it for something else that does offer them.Outlines of Educational Doctrine|John Frederick Herbart
He had counted upon all obstacles but this; and all other obstacles were surmountable, but this was insurmountable.Wenderholme|Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Once at least within historic memory the barrier of the Caucasus had proved to be surmountable.