Surmounting



verb (used with object)
1.
to mount upon; get on the top of; mount upon and cross over:
to surmount a hill.
2.
to get over or across (barriers, obstacles, etc.).
3.
to prevail over:
to surmount tremendous difficulties.
4.
to be on top of or above:
a statue surmounting a pillar.
5.
to furnish with something placed on top or above:
to surmount a tower with a spire.
6.
Obsolete.

to surpass in excellence.
to exceed in amount.

verb (transitive)
1.
to prevail over; overcome: to surmount tremendous difficulties
2.
to ascend and cross to the opposite side of
3.
to lie on top of or rise above
4.
to put something on top of or above
5.
(obsolete) to surpass or exceed

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