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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sur·pass /sɝˈpæs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·pass v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surpassed p. pr. & vb. n. Surpassing.]  To go beyond in anything good or bad; to perform (an activity) better than; to exceed; to excel.
 This would surpass
 Common revenge and interrupt his joy.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To exceed; excel; outdo; outstrip.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math" [syn: excel, stand
      2: 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" [syn: outstrip,
          outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform]
      3: pass by; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out
         the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One
         line of soldiers surpassed the other" [syn: travel by, pass
         by, go past, go by, pass]
      4: go beyond; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"
         [syn: exceed, transcend]