pass

phonetic symbol: / pǽs / 

pass - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ success in satisfying a test or requirement
e.g.)
・his future depended on his passing that test
・he got a pass in introductory chemistry
passing , qualifying

[ noun ]
■ (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
e.g.)
・the pass was fumbled
flip , toss

[ noun ]
■ (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
base on balls , walk

[ noun ]
■ a flight or run by an aircraft over a target
e.g.)
・the plane turned to make a second pass

[ noun ]
■ (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
e.g.)
・the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
passing , passing game , passing play

[ noun ]
■ a usually brief attempt
crack , fling , go , offer , whirl

[ noun ]
■ a complimentary ticket
e.g.)
・the star got passes for his family

[ noun ]
■ a permit to enter or leave a military installation
e.g.)
・he had to show his pass in order to get out
liberty chit

[ noun ]
■ a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions
e.g.)
・the media representatives had special passes
laissez passer

[ noun ]
■ any authorization to pass or go somewhere
e.g.)
・the pass to visit had a strict time limit
passport

[ noun ]
■ you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
bye

[ noun ]
■ one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer)
e.g.)
・it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass

[ noun ]
■ a difficult juncture
e.g.)
・a pretty pass
head , straits

[ noun ]
■ the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
e.g.)
・we got through the pass before it started to snow
mountain pass , notch

[ noun ]
■ a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
strait , straits

[ noun ]
■ (military) a written leave of absence
e.g.)
・he had a pass for three days

[ verb ]
■ eliminate from the body
e.g.)
・Pass a kidney stone
egest , eliminate , excrete

[ verb ]
■ come to pass
come about , fall out , go on , hap , happen , occur , pass off , take place

[ verb ]
■ pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
buy the farm , cash in one's chips , choke , conk , croak , decease , die , drop dead , exit , expire , give-up the ghost , go , kick the bucket , pass away , perish , pop off , snuff it

[ verb ]
■ disappear gradually
e.g.)
・The pain eventually passed off
blow over , evanesce , fade , fleet , pass off

[ verb ]
■ transmit information
e.g.)
・pass along the good news
communicate , pass along , pass on , put across

[ verb ]
■ grant authorization or clearance for
authorise , authorize , clear

[ verb ]
■ pass over, across, or through
draw , guide , run

[ verb ]
■ pass into a specified state or condition
lapse , sink

[ verb ]
■ travel past
e.g.)
・The sports car passed all the trucks
overhaul , overtake

[ verb ]
■ go across or through
e.g.)
・We passed the point where the police car had parked
go across , go through

[ verb ]
■ move past
e.g.)
・A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
・He passed his professor in the hall
・One line of soldiers surpassed the other
go by , go past , pass by , surpass , travel by

[ verb ]
■ cause to pass
e.g.)
・She passed around the plates
make pass

[ verb ]
■ pass by
elapse , glide by , go along , go by , lapse , slide by , slip away , slip by

[ verb ]
■ transfer to another
■ of rights or property
e.g.)
・Our house passed under his official control

[ verb ]
■ be inherited by
devolve , fall , return

[ verb ]
■ place into the hands or custody of
give , hand , pass on , reach , turn over

[ verb ]
■ throw (a ball) to another player
e.g.)
・Smith passed

[ verb ]
■ allow to go without comment or censure
e.g.)
・the insult passed as if unnoticed

[ verb ]
■ make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
e.g.)
・They passed the amendment
legislate

[ verb ]
■ go unchallenged
■ be approved
clear

[ verb ]
■ accept or judge as acceptable
e.g.)
・The teacher passed the student although he was weak

[ verb ]
■ go successfully through a test or a selection process
e.g.)
・She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now
make it

[ verb ]
■ be superior or better than some standard
exceed , go past , overstep , top , transcend

[ verb ]
■ stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope
■ run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
extend , go , lead , run

[ verb ]
■ pass time in a specific way
spend

[ adjective ]
■ of advancing the ball by throwing it
e.g.)
・a team with a good passing attack
・a pass play
passing

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