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pass (n):
success in satisfying a test or requirement
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his future depended on his passing that test.
he got a pass in introductory chemistry

Related Words: ingqualifying
pass (n):
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
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the pass was fumbled
Related Words: fliptoss
pass (n):
(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
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he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
Related Word: walk
pass (n):
a flight or run by an aircraft over a target
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the plane turned to make a second pass
pass (n):
(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
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the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
Related Words: ing
pass (n):
a usually brief attempt
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he took a crack at it.
I gave it a whirl
pass (n):
a complimentary ticket
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the star got passes for his family
pass (n):
a permit to enter or leave a military installation
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he had to show his pass in order to get out
pass (n):
a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions
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the media representatives had special passes
pass (n):
any authorization to pass or go somewhere
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the pass to visit had a strict time limit
pass (n):
you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
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he had a bye in the first round
pass (n):
one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer)
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it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass
pass (n):
a difficult juncture
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a pretty pass.
matters came to a head yesterday
pass (n):
the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
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we got through the pass before it started to snow
pass (n):
a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
pass (n):
(military) a written leave of absence
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he had a pass for three days
pass (v):
eliminate from the body
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Pass a kidney stone
Related Words: eliminateexcrete
pass (v):
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
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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

Related Words: deceasedieexitexpirego
pass (v):
come to pass
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What is happening?
The meeting took place off without an incidence.
Nothing occurred that seemed important

Related Words: haphappen
pass (v):
disappear gradually
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The pain eventually passed off
Related Words: evanesce
pass (v):
grant authorization or clearance for
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Clear the manuscript for publication.
The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

Related Words: authoriseauthorizeclear
pass (v):
transmit information
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Please communicate this message to all employees.
pass along the good news

Related Word: communicate
pass (v):
pass over, across, or through
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He ran his eyes over her body.
She ran her fingers along the carved figurine.
He drew her hair through his fingers
pass (v):
transfer to another; of rights or property
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Our house passed under his official control
pass (v):
pass into a specified state or condition
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He sank into nirvana
pass (v):
travel past
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The sports car passed all the trucks
Related Words: overtake
pass (v):
go across or through
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We passed the point where the police car had parked.
A terrible thought went through his mind
pass (v):
move past
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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
pass (v):
cause to pass
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She passed around the plates
pass (v):
pass by
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three years elapsed
Related Word: lapse
pass (v):
be inherited by
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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
pass (v):
place into the hands or custody of
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hand me the spoon, please.
Turn the files over to me, please.
He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

Related Words: hand
pass (v):
throw (a ball) to another player
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Smith passed
pass (v):
allow to go without comment or censure
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the insult passed as if unnoticed
pass (v):
make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
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They passed the amendment.
We cannot legislate how people spend their free time

Related Words: legislate
pass (v):
go unchallenged; be approved
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The bill cleared the House
pass (v):
accept or judge as acceptable
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The teacher passed the student although he was weak
pass (v):
go successfully through a test or a selection process
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She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now
pass (v):
be superior or better than some standard
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She exceeded our expectations.
She topped her performance of last year

Related Words: exceedtoptranscend
pass (v):
stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
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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

Related Words: extendrun
pass (v):
pass time in a specific way
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how are you spending your summer vacation?
pass (a):
of advancing the ball by throwing it
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a team with a good passing attack.
a pass play

Related Word: ing
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Too many cooks spoil the broth

Horozu çok olan köyde sabah erken olur, nerde çokluk orda bokluk.
This means that where there are too many people trying to do something, they make a mess of it.


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