pass as

phrasal verb

passed as; passing as; passes as
: to cause people to believe that one is (someone or something that one is not)
He thought he could pass as an adult.
: to be accepted or regarded as (something)
the ancient practices that once passed as science

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“Pass as.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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