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What does "Surmount" mean?

Definition

(v. i.) To conquer; to overcome; as, to surmount difficulties or obstacles (v. i.) To rise above; to be higher than; to overtop (v. i.) To surpass; to exceed


Synonyms scale, master, overcome, swim, exceed, surpass, subdue, outdo, get over, outstrip, outmatch, outgo


Example: "The scarf surmounted the gown"


Word Family insurmountable, insurmountably, surmountable, surmounted, surmounting, surmounts