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Another word for pass

  1. To move along a particular course

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  2. To make or go on a journey

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  3. To catch up with and move past

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  4. To be greater or better than

  5. To go across

      1. To turn (a gun, lathe, etc.) laterally; swivel
      2. To travel or pass across, over, or through:
      3. To move across; cross over
      1. (Astronomy) To make a transit across (a celestial body as perceived by an observer), as a planet passing between the sun and Earth.
      2. To revolve (the telescope of a transit) so as to reverse its direction
      3. To revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction.
      1. (Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
      2. To run in the same (width) track
      3. (Educ.) To assign to a track
      1. To draw or put a line or lines across
      2. To go or extend across; pass from one side of to the other:
      3. (Sports) To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
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  6. To move past in time

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  7. To cause to be transferred from one to another

      1. (--- Electronics) To send (a signal), as by wire or radio.
      2. To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey.
      3. To impart or convey to others by heredity or inheritance; hand down.
      1. (Sports) To give (the ball) directly to a teammate, as in football. Often used with off.
      2. To help, conduct, steady, etc. by means of the hand
      3. To carry, strike, or propel (the ball) with the hand or arm in violation of the rules in soccer.
      1. (Obs.) To take away secretly
      2. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
      3. To transfer, as property or title to property, from one person to another
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  8. To make known

      1. To send out a signal.
      2. To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
      3. To cause something such as an infection to spread; pass on.
      1. To carry tales; reveal secrets
      2. To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
      3. To give a detailed account of; narrate:
      1. To carry and repeat (a message, etc.)
      2. To write or provide an account or summation of for publication or broadcast:
      3. To give an account of, often at regular intervals; give information about (something seen, done, etc.); recount
      1. To make known; tell; reveal
      2. To grant a share of; bestow:
      3. To give a share or portion of
      1. To bring into view; uncover
      2. To reveal (dental plaque) as by applying a special coloring agent to the teeth
      3. To reveal; make known; esp., to expose (something secret or not generally known)
      1. To make known; communicate in words, actions, appearance, etc.
      2. (Obs.) To take away secretly
      3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
      1. (Ecclesiastical) To receive Communion.
      2. To spread (a disease, for example) to others; transmit:
      3. To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
      1. To act as a bearer:
      2. To give impetus to; propel:
      3. To sing (a melody, for example) on key:
      1. To fail to conform to; violate:
      2. To become unusable or inoperative; go out of order
      3. To cause to give up a habit:
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  9. To cause (a disease) to pass to another or others

      1. To send out a signal.
      2. To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
      3. To cause something such as an infection to spread; pass on.
      1. To draw out so as to display more fully; open or stretch out so as to cover more space; unfold or unfurl
      2. To become or admit of being distributed in a layer:
      3. To cause to become widely seen or known; scatter or disseminate:
      1. To place in the hands of; pass:
      2. To accord or tender to another:
      3. (Slang) To abandon a claim, fight, etc.; give in or give up
      1. To make known; communicate in words, actions, appearance, etc.
      2. (Obs.) To take away secretly
      3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
      1. To spread (a disease, for example) to others; transmit:
      2. To make known; give (information, signals, or messages)
      3. To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
      1. To take further; advance:
      2. To sing (a melody, for example) on key:
      3. To give impetus to; propel:
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  10. To come as by lot or inheritance

      1. (--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
      2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
      3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
      1. (Archaic) To cause to roll onward or downward.
      2. To pass on or delegate to another:
      3. To change gradually for the worse; decline; deteriorate; degenerate
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  11. To convey (something) from one generation to the next.

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  12. To move toward a termination

  13. To cease living.

  14. To take place

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  15. To use time in a particular way

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  16. To go through (life) in a certain way

      1. To try to find, get, win, etc.; strive for; seek after
      2. To engage in (a vocation or hobby, for example); practice.
      3. To take action regarding (something), especially with the intention of sustained effort:
      1. To remain in human memory:
      2. To go through; experience:
      3. To pursue a positive, satisfying existence; enjoy life:
      1. To pass or go through; live:
      2. To play a principal or guiding role in:
      3. To direct the performance or activities of:
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  17. To represent oneself in a given character or as other than what one is

  18. To be accepted or approved

      1. (Informal) All the way; completely:
      2. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
      3. To remove the occupants of:
      1. To enable (an opponent, a subordinate, etc.) to continue through one's own efforts, generosity, etc.
      2. To act as a bearer:
      3. To admit of being transported:
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  19. To accept officially

      1. To give sanction to
      2. To authorize or permit; countenance
      3. To ratify or confirm
      1. To approve and give formal sanction to; confirm:
      2. To approve or confirm; esp., to give official sanction to
      1. To cause to undergo the religious ceremony of confirmation
      2. To prove the truth, validity, or authenticity of; verify
      3. To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
      1. To be favorable toward; think or declare to be good, satisfactory, etc.
      2. (Obs.) To prove by testing
      3. To give one's consent to; sanction; confirm
      1. To declare positively; assert to be true:
      2. To assert that one will give true testimony equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
      3. To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
      1. To take on the legal responsibilities as parent of (a child that is not one's biological child).
      2. To choose and bring into a certain relationship
      3. To vote to accept:
  1. A free ticket entitling one to transportation or admission

  2. A decisive point

      1. The hour or moment at which a military attack or other important operation is to begin
      2. Any crucial or decisive moment
      3. The scheduled time for the start of an operation or action, especially a combat operation of great size.
      1. A point at which something changes direction
      2. A point in time when a decisive change occurs
      3. The point at which a very significant change occurs; a decisive moment.
      1. A point of time
      2. A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
      3. (Linguis.) The transition from one speech sound to the next, either within a word, as between (t) and (r) in nitrate (close juncture), or marking the boundaries between words, as between (t) and (r) in night rate (open juncture)
      1. (Anatomy) The rounded proximal end of a long bone:
      2. The seat of the faculty of reason; intelligence, intellect, or mind:
      3. A portrait or representation of a person's head.
      1. An urgent requirement; a pressing need:
      2. A situation calling for immediate action or attention
      3. A pressing or urgent situation:
      1. A time in which important changes occur or major decisions must be made
      2. A small, usually rural community situated at an intersection of two or more roads:
      3. A crossroads (place where one road crosses another)
      1. A point in a story or drama when a conflict reaches its highest tension and must be resolved.
      2. A time of, or a state of affairs involving, great danger or trouble, often one which threatens to result in unpleasant consequences
      3. A sudden change in the course of a disease or fever, toward either improvement or deterioration.
      1. Any crucial period
      2. A critical stage, period, or year:
      3. A critical period or year in a person's life when major changes in health or fortune are thought to take place.
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    pass away

  1. To move toward a termination

  2. pass off

  3. To offer or put into circulation (an inferior or spurious item)

  4. pass out

  5. To suffer temporary lack of consciousness

  6. pass over

  7. To pretend not to see

Another word for pass

  1. An opening through mountains

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  2. A document assuring permission to pass

      1. An excuse or justification to do something wrong:
      2. A contract allowing someone to use a proprietary product or service:
      3. Formal permission to do something; esp., authorization by law to do some specified thing
      1. A turn in the direction of the right hand or side.
      2. What is right, or just, lawful, morally good, proper, correct, etc.
      3. (Baseball) Right field.
      1. An authorization to do something, as to quote from a book under copyright.
      2. The act of permitting, especially in giving formal consent; authorization:
      3. The act of permitting; esp., formal consent; leave; license
      1. A period of time, specif. a day (furlough day), in which business is suspended and employees are not paid, as a means to cut labor costs
      2. A leave of absence or vacation, especially one granted to a member of the armed forces.
      3. A temporary leave of absence granted to a prisoner under special circumstances, such as the need to attend the funeral of a family member, or for a special purpose, such as participation in a work program.
      1. A disclosure or confession, as of having made a mistake or done something wrong.
      2. The right to enter or be accepted:
      3. The right to enter; access
      1. Condition or state in general:
      2. A state or condition in which everything is in its right place and functioning properly; specif., a condition conforming to established rules of orderly procedure, as in a court, legislative body, etc.
      3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
      1. Visa card
      2. A credit card company
      3. An endorsement on a passport, showing that a person has been granted official entry into or passage through a country
      1. Anything that enables a person to be accepted, admitted, etc.
      2. An official document normally used for international journeys, which proves the identity and nationality of the person for whom it was issued.
      3. Something that gives one the right or privilege of passage, entry, or acceptance:
      1. A label or tag, as on a piece of merchandise, giving the size, color, price, quantity, etc.
      2. The proper or desirable thing:
      3. A paper slip or card indicating that its holder has paid for or is entitled to a specified service, right, or consideration:
      1. (Now Rare) Permission, esp. in writing
      2. A document granting permission; license; warrant
      3. A document or certificate giving permission to do something:
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  3. In sports, the passing of the ball from one player to another