surpasser etymology

French word surpasser comes from French passer, French surmonter

Detailed word origin of surpasser

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
passer French (fra) (TV) to show (be on television). (athletics) to pass (the relay baton). (card games) to pass (not play upon one's turn). (dated) (transitive) to pass (an exam or test). (intransitive) to pass (an exam or test). (intransitive) to pass, to go (between two entities). (legal) to pass. (music) to spin (e.g. a disk). (public transportation) to run. (reflexive) to take place, to happen, to come to [...]
surmonter French (fra) (transitive) to overcome, to surmount, to get over. (transitive) to top, to crown (a building, etc.).
surpasser French (fra) (transitive) to surpass, outdo.

Words with the same origin as surpasser

Descendants of passer
impasse passager passagèrement passe passe-droit passe-temps passeport passoire