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pass over

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pass over

  1. to make one's way through, across, or over <passed over two bridges> Synonyms course, cover, cross, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, traverse (over), perambulate, peregrinate, proceed (along), track, transit, travelRelated Words hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross




pass over

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pass over

  1. 1 to fail to give proper attention to <you seem to have passed over an important e-mail notice> Synonyms bypass, disregard, forget, ignore, overlook, overpass, neglect, slight, slur (over)Related Words fail; miss, omit; brush (aside or off), reject, shrug off, slough (off) also sluff (off); disdain, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn; scant, skimpNear Antonyms appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, value; cultivate, foster, nurse, nurture; pamper; remember; listen (to), watch; follow, mark, note, notice, observe, remarkAntonyms attend (to), heed, mind, regard, tend (to)

  2. 2 to dismiss as of little importance <I'd be willing to pass over this latest episode of tardiness if there hadn't been so many before> Synonyms blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, overpass, paper over, pardon, excuse, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Related Words explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)




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