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surpass someone or something in something

to exceed someone or something in some deed or quality. I will never be able to surpass Jill in speed or agility. My car surpasses yours in almost every respect.
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surpass oneself

To do the best that one ever has done at a given activity.
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References in classic literature ?
What a wonder of beauty that must be, he said, which is the author of science and truth, and yet surpasses them in beauty; for you surely cannot mean to say that pleasure is the good?
My gratitude surpasses the greatness of my presumption.
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As the industry's first stackable security services switch, the C30 surpasses the competition in terms of performance, reliability and simplicity, by compressing the functions of multiple appliances, load balancers, switches and cables into a single- or dual-device implementation, at half the cost of traditional solutions from companies such as Nokia, NetScreen and Cisco.