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Definitions of pass

  1. To move from one place to another, or from one state to another; to change; to disappear; to elapse; to be enacted; to be current; to be regarded; to take place; to thrust; to let go unheeded; to go through inspection; to be approved; to be transferred; to go through; to run, To come to pass, to happen. See Pacs. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To go by, beyond, over, through, or the like; to proceed from one side to the other of; as, to pass a house, a stream, a boundary, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To go from one limit to the other of; to spend; to live through; to have experience of; to undergo; to suffer. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To go by without noticing; to omit attention to; to take no note of; to disregard. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To transcend; to surpass; to excel; to exceed. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To go successfully through, as an examination, trail, test, etc.; to obtain the formal sanction of, as a legislative body; as, he passed his examination; the bill passed the senate. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To cause to move or go; to send; to transfer from one person, place, or condition to another; to transmit; to deliver; to hand; to make over; as, the waiter passed bisquit and cheese; the torch was passed from hand to hand. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To cause to pass the lips; to utter; to pronounce; hence, to promise; to pledge; as, to pass sentence. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To put in circulation; to give currency to; as, to pass counterfeit money. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To cause to obtain entrance, admission, or conveyance; as, to pass a person into a theater, or over a railroad. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To emit from the bowels; to evacuate. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To take a turn with (a line, gasket, etc.), as around a sail in furling, and make secure. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To make, as a thrust, punto, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To go by, through, beyond, etc.; as, to pass the house; to pass an examination; to pass the age of twenty-one; to cause or allow to go; to hand; as, to pass the butter; to spend; to exceed; to give as a judgment; utter. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To go by, over, beyond, through, etc.: to spend: to omit, to disregard: to surpass: to enact, or to be enacted by: to cause to move: to send: to transfer: to give forth: to cause to go by: to approve: to give circulation to: (fencing) to thrust. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. To go by, over, beyond, &c.; spend; omit; enact; cause to go by. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. To go by, over, through, or beyond; spend, as time; undergo; endure; surpass. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. To move; transfer; convey; put in circulation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. To pronounce, as a judgment; adopt or enact, as a law. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. In football, hockey, etc., to make pass; to transfer the ball, etc., to another player of one's own side. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. To move or be transferred from one state or condition to another; to change possession, condition, or circumstances; to undergo transition; as, the business has passed into other hands. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. To move beyond the range of the senses or of knowledge; to pass away; hence, to disappear; to vanish; to depart; specifically, to depart from life; to die. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. To move or to come into being or under notice; to come and go in consciousness; hence, to take place; to occur; to happen; to come; to occur progressively or in succession; to be present transitorily. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. To go by or glide by, as time; to elapse; to be spent; as, their vacation passed pleasantly. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. To go through any inspection or test successfully; to be approved or accepted; as, he attempted the examination, but did not expect to pass. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. To be suffered to go on; to be tolerated; hence, to continue; to live along. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. To go unheeded or neglected; to proceed without hindrance or opposition; as, we let this act pass. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. To go beyond bounds; to surpass; to be in excess. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. To take heed; to care. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. To go through the intestines. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. To be conveyed or transferred by will, deed, or other instrument of conveyance; as, an estate passes by a certain clause in a deed. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. To make a lunge or pass; to thrust. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. To decline to take an optional action when it is one's turn, as to decline to bid, or to bet, or to play a card; in euchre, to decline to make the trump. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. In football, hockey, etc., to make a pass; to transfer the ball, etc., to another player of one's own side. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. An opening, road, or track, available for passing; especially, one through or over some dangerous or otherwise impracticable barrier; a passageway; a defile; a ford; as, a mountain pass. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A thrust or push; an attempt to stab or strike an adversary. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. A movement of the hand over or along anything; the manipulation of a mesmerist. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. A single passage of a bar, rail, sheet, etc., between the rolls. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. State of things; condition; predicament. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. Permission or license to pass, or to go and come; a psssport; a ticket permitting free transit or admission; as, a railroad or theater pass; a military pass. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. Fig.: a thrust; a sally of wit. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. A part; a division. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. To go from one person to another; hence, to be given and taken freely; as, clipped coin will not pass; to obtain general acceptance; to be held or regarded; to circulate; to be current; - followed by for before a word denoting value or estimation. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. To go or move from one place, state, or condition to another; to move along; as, the parade passes down the street; to be exchanged; as, money passed between them; to go by; as, the night passed; to make one's way; to go unnoticed; as, his action passed without rebuke; to go from person to person; circulate; to be enacted; as, the law finally passed; depart; die. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  45. To pace or walk onward: to move from one place to another: to travel: to go from one state to another: to change: to circulate: to be regarded: to go by: to go unheeded or neglected: to elapse, as time: to be finished: to move away: to disappear: (B.) to pass away: to go through inspection: to be approved: to happen: to fall, as by inheritance: to flow through: to thrust, as with a sword: to run, as a road:-pa.p. passed and past. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  46. To go by; move; elapse; circulate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  47. come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  48. transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  49. pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  50. guide or pass over something; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  51. pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into Nirvana" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  52. make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people's spend their free time" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  53. cause to pass; "She passed around the plates" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  54. be identified, regarded, accepted, or mistaken for someone or something else; as by denying one's own ancestry or background; "He could pass as his twin brother"; "She passed as a White woman even though her grandfather was Black" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  55. To move or glide by; elapse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  56. To circulate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  57. To occur. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  58. To go through a course successfully. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  59. To go beyond, through, or over; to spend; to cause to move hastily; to transfer; to strain; to utter; to pronounce; to cause to go; to omit; to approve; to enact. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  60. To cause to move onward; to move or proceed from one place, state, &c., to another; to go; to live through; to utter or pronounce, as an opinion; to neglect or omit; to enact or be enacted; to go through the necessary stages and receive sanction, as a bill in Parliament; to determine finally; to thrust, as in fencing; to undergo; to be at an end; to go beyond; to go through; to be generally received; to run or extend; to vanish; to circulate, as to pass bad money; to admit or allow, as to pass the accounts. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  61. (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  62. you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  63. (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  64. a permit to enter or leave a military installation; "he had to show his pass in order to get out" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  65. the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  66. success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  67. a flight or run by an aircraft over a target; "the plane turned to make a second pass" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  68. a football play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  69. a complementary (free) ticket; "the start got passes for his family" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  70. a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  71. (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  72. one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer); "it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  73. (military) a written leave of absence; "he had a pass for three days" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  74. disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  75. pass by; "three years elapsed" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  76. transfer to another; of rights or property; "Our house passed under his official control" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  77. place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  78. throw (a ball) to another player; "Smith passed" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  79. allow to go without comment or censure; "the insult passed as if unnoticed" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  80. go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  81. accept or judge as acceptable; "The teacher passed the student although he was weak" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  82. go beyond; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  83. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life". Wordnet Dictionary DB
  84. pass (time) in a specific way; "How are you spending your summer vacation?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  85. of advancing the ball by throwing it; "a team with a good passing attack"; "a pass play" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  86. In football, hockey, etc., a transfer of the ball, etc., to another player of one's side, usually at some distance. Webster Dictionary DB
  87. To go; to move; to proceed; to be moved or transferred from one point to another; to make a transit; -- usually with a following adverb or adverbal phrase defining the kind or manner of motion; as, to pass on, by, out, in, etc.; to pass swiftly, directly, smoothly, etc.; to pass to the rear, under the yoke, over the bridge, across the field, beyond the border, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  88. To cause to advance by stages of progress; to carry on with success through an ordeal, examination, or action; specifically, to give legal or official sanction to; to ratify; to enact; to approve as valid and just; as, he passed the bill through the committee; the senate passed the law. Webster Dictionary DB
  89. Estimation; character. Webster Dictionary DB
  90. A narrow passage; defile; as, a pass in the mountains; permission; as, a railway pass; state of extremity; as, to come to a dreadful pass; a thrust, as in fencing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  91. That through which one passes: a narrow passage: a narrow defile: a passport: state or condition: (fencing) a thrust. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  92. A passage; passport; thrust. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  93. A way or opening; defile; waterway. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  94. Permission to pass; a passport. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  95. A state of affairs; crisis. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  96. A lunge. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  97. A narrow passage, entrance, or avenue; a passage; a road; a permission to pass; extreme state; a thrust. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  98. A narrow passage or entrance; permission or licence; an order by which vagrants or paupers are sent to their native place; a free journey-ticket on a railway; an unpaid admission to a place of amusement; a push or thrust in fencing; state or condition. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for pass

  1. If it's any more I can stop in the next time I pass – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store by Laura Lee Hope
  2. Befal; to happen to, to come to pass – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
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