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 (17431826)
“He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)