Definition of Surmounting

1. Verb. (present participle of surmount) ¹



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Definition of Surmounting

1. surmount [v] - See also: surmount

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surmounting

surmarks
surmisable
surmisal
surmisals
surmise
surmised
surmiser
surmisers
surmises
surmising
surmount
surmountable
surmounted
surmounter
surmounters
surmounting (current term)
surmounts
surmullet
surmullets
surname
surnamed
surnameless
surnamer
surnamers
surnames
surnaming
surnay
surnominal

Literary usage of Surmounting

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"His meeting-house, rebuilt 1780, was fitted with a sloping floor, to improve the auditorium ; Field excited some comment by surmounting the front of the ..."

2. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1876)
"... a man may happen to that may possible; but, from the causes that have been mentioned, or surmounting * •_ . ... prejudices be disposed not to relish it. ..."

3. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"The signal box is placed so high on the LAMP POST surmounting A post that the ordinary small boy can- FIRE SIGNAL BOX. not reach it to turn the handle. ..."

4. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"The signal box is placed so high on the LAMP POST surmounting A post that the ordinary small boy can- "IKE SIGNAL BOX. not reach it to turn the handle. ..."

5. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly, Council of Safety (Conn.). (1874)
"... of the de- ceas'd as shall satisfy the surmounting debts aforesaid: Re- solved by this Assembly, that the memorialist, with the assistance of Capt. ..."

6. The Path to Rome by Hilaire Belloc (1902)
"find a low point suitable for surmounting it, such summit roads are rare, but when one does get them they are the finest travel in the world, ..."

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