Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Surpass"

The meaning of "Surpass" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does surpass mean?
A: When you pass a certain point.

Like: Sam was good at English but I wanted to surpass him (become better than/ higher than/ more than/)

Q: What does surpassing mean?
A: To do better than the expected standards
Q: What does surpass mean?
A: It means to go beyond what is expected.

Example sentences using "Surpass"

Q: Please show me example sentences with surpassed.
A: "You really surpassed my expectations."
"This latest app surpassed Instagram in downloads last month."
"Our company has surpassed one million sales in two months."
Q: Please show me example sentences with surpass.
A: We can surpass the record number with this home run.


She will surpass the threshold with one more step.
Q: Please show me example sentences with surpass.
A: 1. Her grade surpassed her classmates grades.
2. He surpassed me in every game we played!
3. I surpassed onto the next level.
Q: Please show me example sentences with surpass.
A: surpass simply means to get better or move ahead or achieve something great.

I would like to build a house which will surpass any other house in my society.
(in this sentence you are saying you will be a very good house which will be better than any other house in your society)

Since my husband is very competitive, I know he will try and surpass my videogame score
Q: Please show me example sentences with surpass.
A: @kazunobu:
The son is learning to play guitar so quickly, he will soon surpass his father's skill

(haha I am thinking of S. Korea's Jung Sungha - that was his story!)

Synonyms of "Surpass" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between surpass and overpass ?
A: To surpass is to overtake or become better. eg I want to surpass first place.

An overpass is when a road or railway goes over another one. eg that overpass makes traffic flow better
Q: What is the difference between surpass and outdo ?
A: Surpass sort of gives impression of movement, like it is still happening
Outdo is more of a thing that happened and ended
Ex: "You have surpassed your teacher" ... and you may keep going and widen the gap between you two
"You've outdone yourself" ... in this particular time/project/situation
Q: What is the difference between surpass and exceed ?
A: They can be used in the same way in most situations. Exceed tends to have more to do with a loss of capacity, or strength, as in 'I have exceeded all of my strength already' sounds better than 'I have surpassed all of my strength already'
Q: What is the difference between surpass and exceed ?
A: Difficult to say! I think "surpass" is used mostly for positive things - surpassing expectations, or surpassing a record. "exceed" is perhaps more neutral. I think there are also cases where only one or the other would be used.
Q: What is the difference between surpass and exceed ?
A: Heaven surpasses the imagination.
My spending this week has exceeded my income. 😳

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