pas

play
noun \ ˈpä \

Definition of pas

plural pas play \ˈpä(z)\
1 :the right of precedence
2 :a dance step or combination of steps

Recent Examples of pas from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pas.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Origin and Etymology of pas

French, from Latin passus step — more at pace


PAS

abbreviation

Definition of PAS

para-aminosalicylic acid

Medical Dictionary

PAS

play
adjective \ ˈpē-ˈā-ˈes \

medical Definition of PAS


PAS

abbreviation

medical Definition of PAS

para-aminosalicylic acid

Learn More about pas


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pas? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to curse or denounce

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Merriam-Webster's New Words Quiz—Fall 2017 Edition!

  • young-plant-shoots
  • Which of the following is a new sense of the word bunny?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!