- 1An official document issued by a government, certifying the holder’s identity and citizenship and entitling them to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries: a British citizen with a valid passport does not need a visa to visit the US [as modifier]: a passport photographMore example sentences
- I now turn to the other provisions of the bill relating to our passports and travel documents.
- We removed a number of credit cards and other documents and articles of false identity such as false passports.
- People travel on false passports and do all the things he disparages because of the plight they are in.
- 1.1 [in singular] A thing that ensures admission to or the achievement of something: good qualifications are a passport to successMore example sentences
- Wes's overnight success just goes to show that not every media studies degree is a passport to the dole queue.
- Truancy is a passport to a life blighted by wasted opportunities, unemployment and even crime.
- They applied pressure in the dying stages but the home guard stood their ground to earn a passport to the next round.
late 15th century (denoting authorization to depart from a port): from French passeport, from passer 'to pass' + port 'seaport'.