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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of surpass.

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Examples

  • Linesmen: SummaryBack to topMalkin surpasses 100 in Pens 'win over Thrashers

    USATODAY.com

  • With the former, the phrase surpasses the substance; with this one, the substance surpasses the phrase.

    Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte

  • The fitness title surpasses Nintendo's previous record-holder, Pok√©mon Yellow, which enjoyed ten weeks at No. 1 back in 2000.

    The game retail industry according to MCV

  • There are three crowns: -- The crown of the law, the crown of the priesthood, and the crown of royalty; but the crown of a good name surpasses them all.

    Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

  • [56] Nevertheless, let every spirit praise the Lord, calling him by all the most eminent names which may be found, and for the greatest praise we can render unto him let us confess that never can he be sufficiently praised; and for the most excellent name we can attribute unto him let us protest that his name surpasses all names, nor can we worthily name him.

    Treatise on the Love of God

  • The price tag surpasses the $15 million the county and city of Aspen paid for 280 acres on

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • Now, there can be no doubt that this art and calling surpasses all those that mankind has invented, and is the more deserving of being held in honour in proportion as it is the more exposed to peril.

    Don Quixote

  • Peanut recall surpasses 1,000 products as lawmakers press for food safety reforms

    Market News

  • Let me be clear, by 'surpasses', I don't mean in terms of quality.

    Rep. John Fritchey: Bad News for News

  • If "The Phantom Menace" surpasses "Titanic" as the most successful movie of all time, it may stand as the ultimate example of cultural auto-intoxication.

    Star Wars: The Phantom Movie

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