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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Surpass  \Sur*pass"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Surpassed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Surpassing}.]  [F.  surpasser;  sur  over  +  passer  to 
  pass.  See  {Sur-},  and  {Pass}.] 
  To  go  beyond  in  anything  good  or  bad  to  exceed;  to  excel. 
  This  would  surpass  Common  revenge  and  interrupt  his 
  joy.  --Milton. 
  Syn:  To  exceed;  excel;  outdo;  outstrip. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Surpassing  \Sur*pass"ing\,  a. 
  Eminently  excellent;  exceeding  others  ``With  surpassing 
  glory  crowned.''  --Milton.  --  {Sur*pass"ing*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Sur*pass"ing*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  exceeding  or  surpassing  usual  limits  especially  in 
  excellence  [syn:  {transcendent}] 
  2:  far  beyond  what  is  usual  in  magnitude  or  degree;  "a  night  of 
  exceeding  darkness";  "an  exceptional  memory";  "olympian 
  efforts  to  save  the  city  from  bankruptcy";  "the  young 
  Mozart's  prodigious  talents"  [syn:  {exceeding},  {exceptional}, 
  {olympian},  {prodigious}] 

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