Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, surmounts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, surmounts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which surmounts, in any sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion

Etymologies

surmount +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “This is the man without disgust, this is Zarathustra himself, the surmounter of the great disgust, this is the eye, this is the mouth, this is the heart of Zarathustra himself.”

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • "This is the man without disgust, this is Zarathustra himself, the surmounter of the great disgust, this is the eye, this is the mouth, this is the heart of Zarathustra himself."

    Thus Spake Zarathustra

  • In another respect arte is not only an aide and coadiutor to nature in all her actions, but an alterer of them, and in some sort a surmounter of her skill, so as by meanes of it her owne effects shall appeare more beautifull or straunge and miraculous, as in both cases before remembred.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • It is the open eye, the quick ear, the judging taste, the keen smell, and lively touch; it is the interpreter of all riddles, the surmounter of all difficulties, the remover of all obstacles. "

    Pushing to the Front

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