Verb(1) get on top of; deal with successfully(2) be on top of(3) reach the highest point of(4) be or do something to a greater degree
(1) To keep growing at its current pace, Houghton must surmount some formidable challenges.(2) Determining user context will require software designers to surmount serious engineering hurdles, however.(3) While a poor production can easily reduce a great play to disordered rubbish, it's a bit more difficult for a fine production to surmount the obstacles presented by an absurdly tangled script.(4) Again, his hunger for learning enabled him to surmount the obstacles and extract all he could from the academic and cultural opportunities available to him.(5) Four towers surmount the corners of the building.(6) This, along with certain features of its design, has led to the conjecture that it was intended to surmount a tomb on which more facts would have been inscribed but that this part of the plan was abandoned.(7) Moreover, a syndicate bank will find it difficult to surmount the usual exclusion clauses and disclaimers inserted in the documentation.(8) Only considerable skill in narrative can surmount the difficulty of this complete change of tone within the limits of one book.(9) The scavenger molecules, when added to the bulk, also find it difficult to surmount this barrier and pick up the proton from the protein surface.(10) Even if the Tories could surmount their self-inflicted difficulties, their position on public spending differs little from Labour.(11) Yoplait had a stab at chocolate in the late 1980s, but new technologies finally allowed its researchers to surmount the obstacles in adding the flavor to cultured dairy.(12) Hill was able to surmount major obstacles like environmental testing of the sediments.(13) Access to this market would rely on those exporters that can surmount the challenges.(14) The boy from Tunapuna had fearlessly and single-handedly faced and surmounted all obstacles and carved a niche market from scratch.(15) As one minor obstacle was surmounted another one appeared on the horizon in the shape of my suit jacket and the fact that it was looking at me from inside the car that I couldn't get into.(16) Still, these dialogue issues might be surmountable if the story didn't focus so heavily on unspoken questions and half-articulated criticisms.
(1) surmount difficulties :: oorkom probleme
1. overcome ::
2. climb over ::
3. cap ::
4. outmatch ::
5. master ::
6. scale ::
Different Formssurmount, surmountable, surmounted, surmounting, surmounts
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