One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his reputation is worldwide, and surmounts language barriers’
overcome, conquer, get over, prevail over, triumph over, get the better of, beat, vanquish, master
clear, cross, make one's way over, make one's way past, make one's way round, make it over, make it past, make it round, pass over, be unstoppable by
deal with, cope with, resist, endure
be beaten by
2‘the four surmount a ridge and see, in the valley below, a deserted city’
climb to the top of, climb over, ascend, scale, mount
descend, climb down
3‘its copper dome is surmounted by a bronze statue of Justice’
cap, top, crown, tip
4‘a funnel surmounted the structure’
rise above, tower above, overtop, dominate
be dominated by
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