Definition of pass for
- What passes for entertainment around here?
- the ancient practices that once passed for science
: 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 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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