Definition for surpassing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for surpassing
Somehow Turner nailed that one second of surpassing natural force.
By 2013, that figure rose to $61 million, surpassing Jameson Irish whiskey and Patron tequila.Europeans Recall Fireball Whiskey Over a Sweetener Also Used in Antifreeze|Tim Mak|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than that, it was ultimate proof of a surpassing American technical achievement, the creation of the Jet Age.
Bernard-Henri Lévy on Mali, Libya, and how the French are surpassing the U.S. as the principal guardians of human rights.Bernard-Henri Lévy On France Taking the Lead In Mali|Bernard-Henri Lévy|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is a piece of surpassing minimalism that has profound resonance.Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato’s Favorite World of Wonder Clips (VIDEO)|Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I think this must have been after that act of His which gave us a sense of surpassing swiftness.My Little Sister|Elizabeth Robins
It was very, very late, but Mrs. Horton with surpassing 166 wisdom had not asked them to go right to bed.The Girl Scouts Rally|Katherine Keene Galt
No other period of American history since the Revolution comprises so many events of surpassing importance.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Lincoln|Compiled by James D. Richardson
Endowed with surpassing genius and personal beauty, he goes to Paris to make his fortune, and is introduced to the world as it is.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)|Leslie Stephen
It stands on the slope of a hill near the Langdale Pikes in Westmoreland, commanding a view of surpassing loveliness.The Lure of the Camera|Charles S. Olcott