- v get on top of; deal with successfully
- v be on top of
The scarf surmounted the gown
- v reach the highest point of
- v be or do something to a greater degree
- Surely, as the Obama campaign unveils Biden to the world, they are little concerned about his ability to surmount the primary hurdle that any potential vice president must get .
- This makes it easier to legislate and easier to surmount problems.
- On the contrary, his prayer hinted at the struggle within, how Obama is seeking divine guidance to surmount the obstacles that lie ahead of him in his lonely, awesome challenge to .
- Wayne Clough in FOXNews
I know the Smithsonian has challenges,Clough said at a news conference in Washington. "We will surmount those challenges fairly quickly and move on."
- Barack Obama in New York Times (blog)
While prayer can buck us up when we are down, keep us calm in a storm, while prayer can stiffen our spines to surmount an obstacle - and I assure you, I'm praying a lot these days - prayer can also do something else,Mr. Obama said. "It can...