verb (used with object)
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First of all, both Beckham and Halliwell have surpassed the 40-year mark.Who Is Bambi, the Artist Behind Kim Kardashian’s Wedding-Gift Portrait?|Justin Jones|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Florida surpassed Texas in the number of death sentences handed down in 2013.Florida Drags Down U.S. on Amnesty International’s Global Death Penalty Report|Nico Hines|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In many ways, the red carpet has surpassed the awards themselves as the most important—and stress-inducing—aspect of Oscar Sunday.Celebrity Stylists Dish About Dressing for the Oscars|Erin Cunningham|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their comeback would have been the second-greatest in NFL history, only surpassed by Buffalo in the 1993 Playoffs.The Impossible Super Bowl Score: First 43-8 Football Game in a Century|Evin Demirel|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ask a Slave has currently surpassed the fundraising goal for Season 2.
She never showed a sign of any doubt, though; and when the great day came, she surpassed herself by the way she dressed.News from the Duchy|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
We need seek no further for a reason why the England of Elizabeth surpassed all other communities.Elizabethan England|William Harrison
Neither of these four distinct examples of argument and eloquence has ever been surpassed in their separate fields.Abraham Lincoln|William Eleroy Curtis
The canteen was surpassed only by Meaulte, of ill-fated memory.A Company of Tanks|W. H. L. Watson
The cloisters are surpassed by none in beauty of architecture and solemnity of effect.A Comprehensive History of Norwich|A. D. Bayne