beat, best, cap (informal) eclipse, exceed, excel, go one better than (informal) outdo, outshine, outstrip, override, overshadow, put in the shade, top, tower above, transcend
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surpass ( surpasses 3rd person present) ( surpassing present participle) ( surpassed past tense & past participle )
1 verb If one person or thing surpasses another, the first is better than, or has more of a particular quality than, the second.
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers... V n
Warwick Arts Centre is the second largest Arts Centre in Britain, surpassed in size only by London's Barbican. V-ed
2 verb If something surpasses expectations, it is much better than it was expected to be.
Conrad Black gave an excellent party that surpassed expectations. V n
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