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pass1

verb

  • 1 the traffic passing through the village
    go, proceed, move, progress, make one's way, travel
    [Antonyms] stop
  • 2 a car passed him
    overtake, go past/by, pull ahead of, overhaul, leave behind
    informal leapfrog
  • 3 time passed
    elapse, go by/past, advance, wear on, roll by, tick by
  • 4 he passed the time writing letters
    occupy, spend, fill, use (up), employ, while away
  • 5 pass me the salt
    hand (over), give, reach
  • 6 Max passed the ball back
    kick, hit, throw, lob
  • 7 her estate passed to her grandson
    be transferred, go, be left, be bequeathed, be handed down/on, be passed on;
    Law devolve
  • 8 his death passed almost unnoticed
    literary befall
  • 9 the storm passed
    abate, fade (away), come to an end, blow over, run its course, die out, finish, end, cease, subside
  • 10 nature's complexity passes all human understanding
    surpass, exceed, transcend
  • 11 he passed the exam
    be successful in, succeed in, gain a pass in, get through
    informal sail through, scrape through
    [Antonyms] fail
  • 12 the senate passed the bill
    approve, vote for, accept, ratify, adopt, agree to, authorize, endorse, legalize, enact
    informal OK
    [Antonyms] reject
  • 13 she could not let that comment pass
    go (unnoticed), stand, go unremarked, go undisputed
  • 14 we should not pass judgment
    declare, pronounce, utter, express, deliver, issue
  • 15 passing urine
    discharge, excrete, evacuate, expel, emit, release
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  • 1 you must show your pass
    permit, warrant, authorization, license
  • 2 a perfectly executed pass
    kick, hit, throw, cross, lateral (pass)
  • Phrases

    come to pass

    1
    literary it came to pass that Dorothy left Roberto
    literary befall

    make a pass at

    2
    are you accusing him of making a pass at you?
    make (sexual) advances to, proposition
    informal come on to, make a play for, hit on, make time with, put the make on

    pass away/on

    3

    pass as/for

    4
    I really think you could pass for an attorney
    be mistaken for, be taken for, be accepted as

    pass off

    5
    he tried to pass her off as his daughter
    misrepresent, falsely represent;
    disguise

    pass out

    6
    this heat could make anyone pass out
    faint, lose consciousness, black out

    pass over

    7
    many a great movie has been passed over by the Academy
    disregard, overlook, ignore, pay no attention to, let pass, gloss over, take no notice of, pay no heed to, turn a blind eye to

    pass up

    8
    I should never have passed up my chance to go to Rome
    turn down, reject, refuse, decline, give up, forgo, let pass, miss (out on)

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    pass2

    noun

  • 1 a pass through the mountains
    route, way, road, passage, cut, gap, notch
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