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pass

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1 a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage
  • a mountain pass that was impassable during the winter
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canyon (also cañon), col, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, kloof [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, ravine, saddle

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2 a passage cleared for public vehicular travel
  • take the second pass on the right
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pass

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1 a small sheet of plastic, paper, or paperboard showing that the bearer has a claim to something (as admittance)
  • a pass to leave the military base for the weekend
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2 an effort to do or accomplish something
  • a final pass at the assignment
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assay [archaic], attempt, bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirl

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3 the state of being actual or complete
  • eventually, all their career goals came to pass
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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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2 to come to an end
  • eventually, the storm passed
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3 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another
  • pass your forms to the department head once they're filled out
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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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pass (for)

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to present a false appearance of
  • in public they pass for being a loving couple, but in reality they are only friends
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pass (on)

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to stop living
  • my grandfather passed on at the age of 92
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pass (over)

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to make oneʼs way through, across, or over
  • passed over two bridges
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pass over

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1 to fail to give proper attention to
  • you seem to have passed over an important e-mail notice
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2 to dismiss as of little importance
  • Iʼd be willing to pass over this latest episode of tardiness if there hadnʼt been so many before
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