pass out

verb

Definition of pass out

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  die 1

  3. 2 :  to lose consciousness

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to reject (a deal in bridge) as unplayable because everyone has passed on the first round of bidding

Examples of pass out in a Sentence

  1. I passed out from the flu.

First Known Use of pass out

1899


Medical Dictionary

pass out

intransitive verb

Medical Definition of pass out

  1. :  to lose consciousness three men passed out from heat exhaustion—F. J. Bell



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