Definitions of passage

  1. Transit by means of conveyance; journey, as by water, carriage, car, or the like; travel; right, liberty, or means, of passing; conveyance. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Price paid for the liberty to pass; fare; as, to pay one's passage. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Removal from life; decease; departure; death. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Way; road; path; channel or course through or by which one passes; way of exit or entrance; way of access or transit. Hence, a common avenue to various apartments in a building; a hall; a corridor. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A continuous course, process, or progress; a connected or continuous series; as, the passage of time. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A separate part of a course, process, or series; an occurrence; an incident; an act or deed. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A particular portion constituting a part of something continuous; esp., a portion of a book, speech, or musical composition; a paragraph; a clause. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Reception; currency. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A pass or en encounter; as, a passage at arms. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A movement or an evacuation of the bowels. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. the act of passing something to another person Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a short section of a musical composition Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. the act of passing from one state or place to the next Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. a bodily process of passing from one place or stage to another; "the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a way through or along which someone or something may pass Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. a section of text; particularly a section of medium length Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. In parliamentary proceedings: (a) The course of a proposition (bill, resolution, etc.) through the several stages of consideration and action; as, during its passage through Congress the bill was amended in both Houses. (b) The advancement of a bill or other proposition from one stage to another by an affirmative vote; esp., the final affirmative action of the body upon a proposition; hence, adoption; enactment; as, the passage of the bill to its third reading was delayed. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The act of going from one place or condition to another; course or progress; as, the passage of time; a journey; a hall; an entrance or exit; right to go; enactment; as, passage of a law; a single clause or portion of a book; migratory habits; as, birds of passage. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. Act of passing: journey: course: time occupied in passing: way: entrance: enactment of a law: right of passing: occurrence: a single clause or part of a book, etc.: (B.) a mountain-pass: ford of a river: (zool.) migratory habits. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. Act of passing; journey; voyage; way; entrance; occurrence; portion of a discourse, &c. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  21. A passage by, through, or over; the power or right of passing; a way; journey; voyage. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. A corridor, hall, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. A clause; paragraph. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A personal encounter. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Act of passing; time of passing; road; avenue; entrance or exit; right of passing; event; part of a book; enactment; a pass; migratory habits. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. A journey; a voyage; time occupied in passing; a way or road; entrance or exit; a corridor in a house or building; an event; an incident; an indefinite part of a book, writing, or discourse; in music, a portion of an air or tune; bird of passage, a bird that passes at certain seasons from one climate or country to another; one who is apt by force of circumstances, or by natural disposition, to change his place of abode frequently. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for passage

  1. I went to bed determined not to sleep, but to keep my ears open for any sound in the passage outside. – The House by the Lock by C. N. Williamson
  2. It may be a wet passage Mademoiselle. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin