Surmounter
Surmounter \Sur*mount"er\, n. One who, or that which, surmounts. [1913 Webster]

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  • surmounter — See surmountable. * * * …   Universalium

  • surmounter — noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion • Syn: ↑subduer, ↑overcomer • Derivationally related forms: ↑overcome (for: ↑overcomer), ↑subdue (f …   Useful english dictionary

  • surmount — surmountable, adj. surmountableness, n. surmounter, n. /seuhr mownt /, v.t. 1. to mount upon; get on the top of; mount upon and cross over: to surmount a hill. 2. to get over or across (barriers, obstacles, etc.). 3. to prevail over: to surmount… …   Universalium

  • surmount — late 14c., to rise above, go beyond, from O.Fr. surmounter rise above, from sur beyond + monter to go up (see MOUNT (Cf. mount) (v.)). Meaning to prevail over, overcome is recorded from late 14c …   Etymology dictionary

  • surmount — sur•mount [[t]sərˈmaʊnt[/t]] v. t. 1) to get over or across (barriers, obstacles, etc.) 2) to prevail over; overcome: to surmount difficulties[/ex] 3) to get to the top of; mount upon 4) to be on top of or above 5) to furnish with something… …   From formal English to slang

  • surmount — /sɜˈmaʊnt / (say ser mownt) verb (t) 1. to mount upon; get on the top of; mount upon and cross over: to surmount a hill. 2. to get over or across (barriers, obstacles, etc.). 3. to prevail over. 4. to be on top of or above: a statue surmounting a …   Australian English dictionary

  • overcomer — noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion • Syn: ↑subduer, ↑surmounter • Derivationally related forms: ↑overcome, ↑subdue (for: ↑subduer) …   Useful english dictionary

  • restrainer — noun 1. a chemical that is added to a photographic developer in order to retard development and reduce the amount of fog on a film • Hypernyms: ↑chemical, ↑chemical substance • Hyponyms: ↑potassium bromide 2. a person who directs and restrains •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • subduer — noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion • Syn: ↑surmounter, ↑overcomer • Derivationally related forms: ↑overcome (for: ↑overcomer), ↑subdue …   Useful english dictionary

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