Definition of passim in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpasɪm/


(Of allusions or references in a published work) to be found at various places throughout the text.
Example sentences
  • For counterpoint, see Society of the Spectacle sec. 158, though also passim.
  • Among them, the editors have collected into a mini-anthology Wilson's passim remarks on art (some very marginal) from several of his pioneering books, and Cooke has written a commentary upon them.
  • My previous job was very high pressure, and this new one patently isn't (see postings passim!) so my levels have fallen, and that's where the throat became infected. This may not be medically sound, so if you know then please put a comment in.


Latin, from passus 'scattered', from the verb pandere.

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