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Definition 1: far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where surpassing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a night of exceeding darkness
  • an exceptional memory
  • olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
  • the young Mozart's prodigious talents

Synonyms for surpassing in the sense of this definition

(surpassing is similar to ...) beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

"extraordinary authority" "an extraordinary achievement" "her extraordinary beauty" "enjoyed extraordinary popularity" "an extraordinary capacity for work" "an extraordinary session of the legislature"

Definition 2: exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for surpassing in the sense of this definition

(surpassing is similar to ...) of high or superior quality or performance

"superior wisdom derived from experience" "superior math students"

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