verb (used with object)
- to surpass in excellence.
- to exceed in amount.
Origin of surmount
Examples from the Web for surmountable
Contemporary Examples of surmountable
Either one of these alone is surmountable for a skilled and ambitious politician.Why I'd Rather be a Black Republican
February 17, 2014
Historical Examples of surmountable
In the mass they are appalling but singly they are surmountable.A Daughter of the Middle Border
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
Once at least within historic memory the barrier of the Caucasus had proved to be surmountable.
Insurmountable, in-sur-mownt′a-bl, adj. not surmountable: that cannot be overcome.