Misery that surpasses comprehension.
Surpassed her classmates in academic honors.
An example of to surpass is running a marathon far ahead of the other runners.
An example of to surpass is a student getting much better grades than the rest of their classmates.
The cost of the project surpassed its budget projections.
Riches surpassing belief.
The former problem student surpassed his instructor's expectations and scored top marks on his examination.
The heavy rains threatened to surpass the capabilities of the levee, endangering the town on the other side.
- To do the best that one ever has done at a given activity.