What is surmount?

  • (verb): Reach the highest point of.
    Synonyms: scale
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "surmount":

  • (verb): Be on top of.
    Example: "The scarf surmounted the gown"

Famous quotes containing the word surmount:

    A free spirit must be able to surmount anxiety time after time.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    It is a part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate; to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)