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Meanings of Pass:

verb

Move or cause to move in a specified direction.

Usage examples:

He passed through towns and villages
noun

An act or instance of moving past or through something.

Usage examples:

Repeated passes with the swipe card
exclamation

Said when one does not know the answer to a question, for example in a quiz.

Usage examples:

To the enigmatic question we answered ‘pass’

Meanings of Pass around:

phrasal verb

To offer something to each person in a group of people

Usage examples:

The managing editor passed the copy around to get feedback.

Pass as

pɑːs

Meanings of Pass as:

phrasal verb

Be accepted as or taken for a particular kind of person or thing.

Usage examples:

He could pass for a native of sweden

Meanings of Pass away:

collocation

Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

phrasal verb

Die.

Usage examples:

She passed away in her sleep
verb

To go past or move beyond something or someone

Usage examples:

[ t ] a car passed us doing 70 miles per hour., [ i ] i was just passing by and stopped to say hell…

Pass by

pɑːs

Meanings of Pass by:

phrasal verb

Happen without being noticed or fully experienced by someone.

Usage examples:

Sometimes i feel that life is passing me by

Pass for

pɑːs

Meanings of Pass for:

phrasal verb

Be accepted as or taken for a particular kind of person or thing.

Usage examples:

He could pass for a native of sweden

Pass off

pɑːs

Meanings of Pass off:

idiom

Cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity

phrasal verb

Falsely represent a person or thing as being someone or something else.

Usage examples:

The drink was packaged in champagne bottles and was being passed off as the real stuff

Pass out

ˌaʊtˈpɑːs

Meanings of Pass out:

idiom

Give to several people

phrasal verb

Become unconscious.

Usage examples:

He consumed enough alcohol to make him pass out
verb

To pass the ball (= move it between players in a team sport) more effectively than the opposing team

Usage examples:

Yesterday, they outplayed and outpassed the united side., they were outclassed and outpassed by bar…

Pass over

pɑːs

Meanings of Pass over:

phrasal verb

Ignore the claims of someone to promotion or advancement.

Usage examples:

He was passed over for a cabinet job

Meanings of Pass the buck:

phrase

Shift the responsibility for something to someone else.

Usage examples:

Elected political leaders cannot pass the buck for crisis decisions to any alternative source of au…
idiom

To leave a difficult problem for someone else to deal with

Usage examples:

Don't try to pass the buck - this is your responsibility, not mine.

Pass to

pɑːs

Meanings of Pass to:

verb

To go past or move beyond something or someone

Usage examples:

[ t ] a car passed us doing 70 miles per hour., [ i ] i was just passing by and stopped to say hell…

Pass-laws

ˈpɑːs ˌlɔːz

Meanings of Pass-laws:

noun

Laws controlling where people can live, work, and travel inside a country, used especially in the past under the system of apartheid (= racial separation) in south africa

Usage examples:

Introduced in 1923, the pass laws were designed by the south african government to prevent freedom …

Meanings of Pass-muster:

idiom

To reach an acceptable standard

Usage examples:

New teams won't be admitted to the league if their stadiums don't pass muster.

Meanings of Pass-round:

phrasal verb

→  pass something around

Meanings of Pass-someone-off:

phrasal verb

To pretend that something is a particular thing when it is not

Usage examples:

The dealer was trying to pass off fakes as valuable antiques., it's hard to believe anyone would tr…

Meanings of Pass-up:

idiom

Refuse to accept

phrasal verb

Refrain from taking up an opportunity.

Usage examples:

He passed up a career in pro baseball

Meanings of Pass-water:

idiom

Polite expression for urinate

Passable

ˈpɑː.sə.bəl

Meanings of Passable:

adjective

Just good enough to be acceptable; satisfactory.

Usage examples:

He spoke passable english

Meanings of Passably:

adverb

In a way that is just good enough; reasonably.

Usage examples:

He was passably attractive

Passacaglia

ˌpasəˈkɑːlɪə

Meanings of Passacaglia:

noun

A composition similar to a chaconne, typically in slow triple time with variations over a ground bass.

Usage examples:

In the 17th century the development of the basso continuo led to a proliferation of fixed-bass vari…

Meanings of Passacaglio:

noun

A composition similar to a chaconne, typically in slow triple time with variations over a ground bass.

Usage examples:

In the 17th century the development of the basso continuo led to a proliferation of fixed-bass vari…

Meanings of Passades:

noun

A movement performed in advanced dressage and classical riding, in which the horse performs a 180° turn, with its forelegs describing a large circle and its hind legs a smaller one.

Meanings of Passado:

noun

A forward thrust with the foil, the rear foot being advanced at the same time.

Meanings of Passados:

noun

A forward thrust with the foil, the rear foot being advanced at the same time.

Passage

ˈpæs.ɪdʒ

Meanings of Passage:

noun

The action or process of moving through or past somewhere on the way from one place to another.

Usage examples:

There were moorings for boats wanting passage through the lock
verb

Subject (a strain of microorganisms or cells) to a passage.

Usage examples:

Each recombinant virus was passaged nine times successively

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