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pɑːs Listen
  • move or cause to move in a specified direction.
    E.g. he passed through towns and villages
  • go past or across; leave behind or on one side in proceeding.
    E.g. on the way to the station she passed a cinema
  • (of time) elapse; go by.
    E.g. the day and night passed slowly
  • transfer (something) to someone, especially by handing or bequeathing it to the next person in a series.
    E.g. your letter has been passed to Mr Rich for action
  • (of a candidate) be successful in (an examination, test, or course).
    E.g. she passed her driving test
  • (of a legislative or other official body) approve or put into effect (a proposal or law) by voting on it.
    E.g. the bill was passed despite fierce opposition
  • pronounce (a judgement or judicial sentence).
    E.g. passing judgement on these crucial issues
  • discharge (something, especially urine or faeces) from the body.
    E.g. she may have difficulty in passing urine
  • forgo one's turn in a game or an offered opportunity to do or have something.
    E.g. we pass on pudding and have coffee
  • an act or instance of moving past or through something.
    E.g. repeated passes with the swipe card
  • a success in an examination, test, or course.
    E.g. an A-level pass in Music
  • a card, ticket, or permit giving authorization for the holder to enter or have access to a place, form of transport, or event.
    E.g. a bus pass
  • (in soccer, rugby, and other games) an act of kicking, hitting, or throwing the ball to another player on the same side.
    E.g. his cross-field pass to Giggs
  • an amorous or sexual advance made to someone.
    E.g. she made a pass at Stephen
  • a state or situation of a specified, usually undesirable, nature.
    E.g. things came to such a pass that these gentlemen sat coldly at the meetings not daring to speak out freely and honestly
  • a rejection or dismissal.
    E.g. those who don't like oily food may want to give this a pass
  • an act of refraining from bidding during the auction.
  • said when one does not know the answer to a question, for example in a quiz.
    E.g. to the enigmatic question we answered ‘Pass’
  • a route over or through mountains.
    E.g. the pass over the mountain was open again after the snows

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