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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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Interest Rate futures and options combined reached 25,088,750 contracts surpassing the previous record of 19,417,635 set on May 29, 2013.
Establish a Committee of the Board that focuses on surpassing a successful CEO.
CHICAGO, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, reached a record high in single-day volume with 26,947,300 contracts traded across all asset classes on May 29, 2013, surpassing the previous record of 25,734,651 contracts on August 9, 2011.
In early January, the company announced fiscal second-quarter earnings of 58 cents per share, surpassing the year-prior total of 41 cents and eclipsing the consensus estimate by 23%.
Total NYMEX Division annual volume set a record of 246,080,283 futures and options contracts, surpassing the previous record of 175,038,840 contracts set in 2005.
1 million megawatt-hours (MWH) were used by customers in July, surpassing the former all-time high of 3.
5 /PRNewswire/ -- "Forrest Gump," starring Tom Hanks, achieved a domestic gross surpassing $150 million on Thursday, Aug.
By surpassing 10,000 vulnerability checks, Tenable provides organizations the broadest vulnerability identification available for known vulnerabilities on the market today.
Our goals for 2006 and beyond include surpassing a billion dollars in sales and consolidating the European market, as well as developing the Asia-Latin America markets by increasing our interline agreements with Asian carriers and the possibility of introducing our own operations to the region," says Ureta.
Trading volume in options on the iShares Russell 2000(R) (IWM) surpassed 4 million in October, reaching 4,423,465 and surpassing the previous record of 2.
Sayers stated, "The most remarkable aspect of approaching, and soon surpassing Autotrader.
While FX trading volume is subject to marked variability depending on worldwide currency market conditions and volatility, surpassing this important volume mark is a dramatic expression of our leadership position in the online foreign exchange trading market," said Simon Wilson-Taylor, managing director and worldwide head of Global Link at State Street Corporation.
According to Zacks, SBUX is expected to report earnings again on July 15, with the consensus estimate 22 cents per share, easily surpassing its 17-cent profit for the same period a year ago.
era, surpassing Destiny's Child's Survivor in May 2001 (#1,