Definition of pass by
: to happen without being noticed or acted upon by (someone) Don't let this opportunity pass (you) by!
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: move, proceed, go
: to go away : depart
: a means (such as an opening, road, or channel) by which a barrier may be passed or access to a place may be gained
: a low place in a mountain range
: a position to be held usually against odds
: the act or an instance of passing : passage
: a usually distressing or bad state of affairs
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