"superar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

superar
transitive verb
1. to beat (sobrepasar)
  • queremos superar los resultados del año pasado -> we want to improve on o beat last year's results
  • me superó por dos décimas de segundo -> she beat me by two tenths of a second
  • superar algo/a alguien en algo -> to beat something/somebody for something
  • nos superan en número -> they outnumber us
  • me supera en altura/inteligencia -> he's taller/cleverer than me
2. to overtake, to pass (adelantar)
3. (época, técnica)
  • estar superado -> to have been superseded
4. to overcome (resolver)
  • superar un examen -> to get through an exam
  • tener algo superado -> to have got over something
superarse
pronomial verb
1. to better oneself (mejorar)
  • se supera día a día -> he goes from strength to strength
2. to excel oneself (lucirse)

superar [soo-pay-rar’]
article & verb transitive
1. To overcome (adversario), to conquer, to surpass (rival), to excel, to overpower, to exceed (esperanzas).
  • Las escenas superan a toda imaginación -> the scenes are more extraordinary than anyone could imagine

superar
verbo:transitivo
1 (aventajar) [+contrincante, adversario] to overcome; [+límite] to go beyond; [+récord, marca] to break
fue incapaz de superar al rival he was unable to overcome his rival; pronto superó al resto de los corredores she soon overtook the other runners; las ventas han superado con creces nuestras expectativas sales have far exceeded our expectations
superó 2 veces la marca
las temperaturas han superado los 20 grados temperatures have risen (to) above 20 degrees; superar a algn en algo: superó al adversario en cuatro puntos she beat her opponent by four points; nos superaban en número they outnumbered us; nos supera a todos en inteligencia she's cleverer than all of us
2 (pasar con éxito) [+dificultad] to overcome; [+enfermedad, crisis] to get over
ha tenido que superar muchos obstáculos en su vida she has had to overcome a lot of obstacles in her life; aún no ha superado el divorcio de sus padres he still hasn't got over his parents' divorce
3 [+etapa] to get past
el equipo francés no superó la primera ronda the French team did not get past the first round; ya hemos superado lo peor we're over the worst now
4 [+prueba, examen] to pass
verbo:pronominal
superarse to excel o.s.
esta tortilla está buenísima, ¡te has superado! this omelette is delicious, you've excelled yourself!; un atleta que siempre intenta superarse an athlete who is always trying to do better

Verb Conjugations for "superar" (go to to overcome)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo supero superé superaba superaría superaré
superas superaste superabas superarías superarás
él/ella/Ud. supera superó superaba superaría superará
nosotros superamos superamos superábamos superaríamos superaremos
vosotros superáis superasteis superabais superaríais superaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. superan superaron superaban superarían superarán
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