He surmounted his shyness.
This surmounts all of my expectations.
This car surmounts all other in its class.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4
Cherries surmounted John's giant dessert.
The scarf surmounted the gown.
We surmounted the Mont Blanc.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3