verb (used with object)
Related formssur·pass·a·ble, adjectivesur·pass·er, nounun·sur·pass·a·ble, adjectiveun·sur·passed, adjective
Examples from the Web for surpass
Aim to surpass your funding goal by 100 percent in the early days of your campaign.
Obama officials have to do a far better job of helping all Syrians see that this nightmarish future could surpass the Assad past.
Home ownership reached record highs that have been difficult to surpass.The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism|Fred Siegel|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Adjusted for inflation, that would equal or surpass the oil shocks of 1973 and 1979.
It will likely surpass that level in 2013, according to Rhodium Group, which does detailed tracking of Chinese investment.
They will bake quickly and to the child will seem to surpass the best cake made.Home Occupations for Boys and Girls|Bertha Johnston
If anything in the world could surpass the pleasure, her pride surpassed it.The Lion's Share|E. Arnold Bennett
The Samales surpass both the Moros and Nisayas in muscular development and stature.The Inhabitants of the Philippines|Frederic H. Sawyer
This contagion may surpass that of pbrine itself as regards duration.Louis Pasteur|Ren Vallery-Radot
I know some among your fellow-countrymen, however, who surpass you in ingenuity.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles|Jean Henri Fabre