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passed

verb , past tense of pass

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1 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another
  • could you please pass me the phone?
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4 to put into effect through legislative or authoritative action
  • Congress cannot pass any law restricting free speech
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5 to take place
  • and the destruction of the town came to pass, just as the seer had predicted
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6 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it
  • a presidential candidate who doesn't yet know how it feels to pass the scrutiny of the national press
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7 to express (a thought or emotion) in words
  • he'll occasionally pass some insightful comment, but in general he doesn't have much to contribute
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9 to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval
  • the finished product isn't perfect, but it will pass
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