pass out

verb
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of pass out

intransitive verb
1 : die 1
2 : to lose consciousness
transitive verb
: 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.

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First Known Use of pass out

1899

pass out Synonyms

Synonyms
black out, conk (out), keel (over), faint, swoon
Antonyms
come around, come round, come to, revive
Related Words
break down, collapse; zonk (out)

Medical Dictionary

pass out

intransitive verb

medical Definition of pass out

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


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