surmountable


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sur·mount

 (sər-mount′)
tr.v. sur·mount·ed, sur·mount·ing, sur·mounts
1. To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
2. To ascend to the top of; climb: surmount a hill.
3.
a. To place something above; top: The lintel was surmounted with a frieze.
b. To be above or on top of: The church steeple surmounts the square.
4. Obsolete To surpass or exceed in amount.

[Middle English surmonten, from Old French surmonter : sur-, sur- + monter, to mount; see mount1.]

sur·mount′a·ble adj.
sur·mount′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.surmountable - capable of being surmounted or overcome; "situations of measurable and surmountable danger"
conquerable - subject to being conquered or overcome; "knew her fears were ultimately conquerable"
insurmountable, unsurmountable - not capable of being surmounted or overcome; "insurmountable disadvantages"
2.surmountable - capable of being surmounted
passable - able to be passed or traversed or crossed; "the road is passable"
Translations

surmountable

[sɜːˈmaʊntəbl] ADJsuperable

surmountable

adjüberwindlich, zu überwinden

surmountable

[sɜːˈmaʊntəbl] adjsormontabile
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