Definition of Pass in English :
Define Pass in English
Pass meaning in English
Meaning of Pass in English
Pronunciation of Pass in English
Pass pronunciation in English
Pronounce Pass in Englishsee synonyms of pass
(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
Example Sentences:'he worked the pitcher for a base on balls'
(military) a written leave of absence
Example Sentences:'he had a pass for three days'
(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
Example Sentences:'the coach sent in a passing play on third and long'
the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
Example Sentences:'we got through the pass before it started to snow'
5. pass, passport
any authorization to pass or go somewhere
Example Sentences:'the pass to visit had a strict time limit'
6. laissez passer, pass
a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions
Example Sentences:'the media representatives had special passes'
a flight or run by an aircraft over a target
Example Sentences:'the plane turned to make a second pass'
a difficult juncture
Example Sentences:'a pretty pass''matters came to a head yesterday'
one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer)
Example Sentences:'it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass'
11. bye, pass
you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
Example Sentences:'he had a bye in the first round'
12. liberty chit, pass
a permit to enter or leave a military installation
Example Sentences:'he had to show his pass in order to get out'
a complimentary ticket
Example Sentences:'the star got passes for his family'
a usually brief attempt
Example Sentences:'he took a crack at it''I gave it a whirl'
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
Example Sentences:'the pass was fumbled'
success in satisfying a test or requirement
Example Sentences:'his future depended on his passing that test''he got a pass in introductory chemistry'
go across or through
Example Sentences:'We passed the point where the police car had parked''A terrible thought went through his mind'
Example Sentences:'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'
19. legislate, pass
make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
Example Sentences:'They passed the amendment''We cannot legislate how people spend their free time'
Example Sentences:'three years elapsed'
place into the hands or custody of
Example Sentences:'hand me the spoon, please''Turn the files over to me, please''He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers'
stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
Example Sentences:'Service runs all the way to Cranbury''His knowledge doesn't go very far''My memory extends back to my fourth year of life''The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets'
Example Sentences:'The sports car passed all the trucks'
come to pass
Example Sentences:'What is happening?''The meeting took place off without an incidence''Nothing occurred that seemed important'
26. pass, spend
pass time in a specific way
Example Sentences:'how are you spending your summer vacation?'
pass over, across, or through
Example Sentences:'He ran his eyes over her body''She ran her fingers along the carved figurine''He drew her hair through his fingers'
Example Sentences:'Please communicate this message to all employees''pass along the good news'
Example Sentences:'The pain eventually passed off'
30. make it, pass
go successfully through a test or a selection process
Example Sentences:'She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now'
be superior or better than some standard
Example Sentences:'She exceeded our expectations''She topped her performance of last year'
accept or judge as acceptable
Example Sentences:'The teacher passed the student although he was weak'
allow to go without comment or censure
Example Sentences:'the insult passed as if unnoticed'
transfer to another; of rights or property
Example Sentences:'Our house passed under his official control'
pass into a specified state or condition
Example Sentences:'He sank into nirvana'
throw (a ball) to another player
Example Sentences:'Smith passed'
be inherited by
Example Sentences:'The estate fell to my sister''The land returned to the family''The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead'
grant authorization or clearance for
Example Sentences:'Clear the manuscript for publication''The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography'
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
Example Sentences:'She died from cancer''The children perished in the fire''The patient went peacefully''The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102'
eliminate from the body
Example Sentences:'Pass a kidney stone'
42. pass, passing
of advancing the ball by throwing it
Example Sentences:'a team with a good passing attack''a pass play'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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