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surmount

 
Verb surmount has 4 senses
  1. overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, master - get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
    --1 is one way to get the better of, overcome, defeat
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. surmount - be on top of; "The scarf surmounted the gown"
    --2 is one way to
    head
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. scale, surmount - reach the highest point of; "We scaled the Mont Blanc"
    --3 is one way to reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform - be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
    --4 is one way to beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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