Synonyms and Antonyms of passage

  1. 1 an established course for traveling from one place to another the long passage down the Atlantic seaboard, around Cape Horn, and up the Pacific Coast to California Synonyms of passage approach, avenue, path, route, way Words Related to passage bypath, byway, lane, laneway [British]; artery, boulevard, bypass, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, passageway, pike, road, roadway, routeway [chiefly British], row, street, thoroughfare, turnpike; walk, walkway; trace, track, trail; airway; bikeway, cycleway [British]; channel, gat, watercourse, waterway; door, doorway, gate, gateway, hatch, portal

  2. 2 a going from one place to another usually of some distance an arduous passage across the country Synonyms of passage expedition, journey, peregrination, travel(s), trek, tripWords Related to passage commutation, commute, errand, excursion, flight, hop, jaunt, junket, outing, sally, sortie, tour; cruise, sail, voyage; drive, ride, spin; grand tour, odyssey, pilgrimage, progress, quest, safari; hike, slog, tramp, walk, walkabout

  3. 3 a journey over water in a vessel the passage to Britain requires several days Synonyms of passage crossing, cruise, sail, voyage

  4. 4 a part taken from a longer work the news report quoted a passage from the novel Synonyms of passage extract, excerptWords Related to passage clip, snippet, sound bite; citation, quotation; locus classicus, longueur, purple passage; context; sample, selection

  5. 5 forward movement in time or place a swift passage from mere liking to actual love Synonyms of passage advancement, furtherance, going, headway, march, onrush, advance, process, procession, progress, progressionWords Related to passage current, drift, flow, flux, stream, way; advent, approach, arrival, coming, nearing; bound, jump, leap, step, stride; impetus, momentumNear Antonyms of passage backwash, ebb, reflux; retraction, return, reversal, reverse; about-face, turnabout, turnaroundAntonyms of passage recess, recession, regress, regression, retreat, retrogression

  6. 6 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities weary of this world, he looked forward to the next and sought passage with poison Synonyms of passage curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, death, passing, quietus, sleepWords Related to passage casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms of passage existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms of passage birth, nativity

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