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Related to sur-: Oradour-sur-Glane, Esch-sur-Alzette
1. Over; above; upon: surprint.
2. Additional: surtax.
1. over; above; beyond: surcharge; surrealism. Compare super-
2. (Art Terms) over; above; beyond: surcharge; surrealism. Compare super-
[from Old French, from Latin super-]
a variant of sub-: surrogate.
a town in S Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea: site of the ancient port of Tyre.
a prefix meaning “over, above,” “in addition”: surcharge; surname; surrender.
[Middle English < Old French < Latin super- super-]
var. of sub- before r: surrogate.