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Definitions of pass:
  • noun:   (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    Example: "The pass was fumbled"
  • noun:   a flight or run by an aircraft over a target
    Example: "The plane turned to make a second pass"
  • noun:   (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    Example: "The coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
  • noun:   a complementary (free) ticket
    Example: "The start got passes for his family"
  • noun:   a permit to enter or leave a military installation
    Example: "He had to show his pass in order to get out"
  • noun:   a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions
    Example: "The media representatives had special passes"
  • noun:   any authorization to pass or go somewhere
    Example: "The pass to visit had a strict time limit"
  • noun:   one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer)
    Example: "It was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"
  • noun:   a difficult juncture
    Example: "A pretty pass"
  • noun:   the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    Example: "We got through the pass before it started to snow"
  • noun:   a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
  • noun:   (military) a written leave of absence
    Example: "He had a pass for three days"
  • noun:   success in satisfying a test or requirement
    Example: "His future depended on his passing that test"
  • noun:   you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
  • noun:   (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
  • noun:   a usually brief attempt
  • verb:   travel past
    Example: "The sports car passed all the trucks"
  • verb:   go across or through
    Example: "We passed the point where the police car had parked"
  • verb:   cause to pass
    Example: "She passed around the plates"
  • verb:   transfer to another; of rights or property
    Example: "Our house passed under his official control"
  • verb:   place into the hands or custody of
  • verb:   throw (a ball) to another player
    Example: "Smith passed"
  • verb:   allow to go without comment or censure
    Example: "The insult passed as if unnoticed"
  • verb:   go unchallenged; be approved
  • verb:   accept or judge as acceptable
    Example: "The teacher passed the student although he was weak"
  • verb:   go successfully through a test or a selection process
    Example: "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"
  • verb:   be identified, regarded, accepted, or mistaken for someone or something else; as by denying one's own ancestry or background
    Example: "He could pass as his twin brother"
  • verb:   make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
    Example: "They passed the amendment"
  • verb:   pass (time) in a specific way
  • verb:   pass into a specified state or condition
  • verb:   pass by
  • verb:   be inherited by
  • verb:   stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  • verb:   transmit information
  • verb:   grant authorization or clearance for
  • verb:   go beyond
  • verb:   eliminate from the body
    Example: "Pass a kidney stone"
  • verb:   guide or pass over something
  • verb:   pass by
    Example: "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"
  • verb:   come to pass
  • verb:   disappear gradually
    Example: "The pain eventually passed off"
  • verb:   pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #6528)

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