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Pass is an English word meaning "Pasa" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of pass
- Pass adj : of advancing the ball by throwing it; "a team with a good passing attack"; "a pass play" [syn: {passing(a)}, {pass(a)}] [ant: {running(a)}] n
- (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls" [syn: {base on balls}, {walk}]
- (military) a written leave of absence; "he had a pass for three days"
- (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long" [syn: {passing play}, {passing game}, {passing}]
- The location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow" [syn: {mountain pass}, {notch}]
- Any authorization to pass or go somewhere; "the pass to visit had a strict time limit" [syn: {passport}]
- A document indicating permission to do something without restrictions; "the media representatives had special passes" [syn: {laissez passer}]
- A flight or run by an aircraft over a target; "the plane turned to make a second pass"
- A bad or difficult situation or state of affairs [syn: {strait}, {straits}]
- A difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday" [syn: {head}, {straits}]
- One complete cycle of operations (as by a computer); "it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"
- You advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round" [syn: {bye}]
- A permit to enter or leave a military installation; "he had to show his pass in order to get out" [syn: {liberty chit}]
- A complementary (free) ticket; "the start got passes for his family"
- A usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl" [syn: {crack}, {fling}, {go}, {whirl}, {offer}]
- (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled" [syn: {toss}, {flip}]
- Success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry" [syn: {passing}, {qualifying}] [ant: {failing}] v
- Go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind" [syn: {go through}, {go across}]
- Pass by; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other" [syn: {travel by}, {pass by}, {surpass}, {go past}, {go by}]
- Make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people's spend their free time" [syn: {legislate}]
- Pass by; "three years elapsed" [syn: {elapse}, {lapse}, {slip by}, {glide by}, {slip away}, {go by}, {slide by}, {go along}]
- Place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers" [syn: {hand}, {reach}, {pass on}, {turn over}, {give}]
- Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets" [syn: {run}, {go}, {lead}, {extend}]
- Travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks" [syn: {overtake}, {overhaul}]
- Come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important" [syn: {happen}, {hap}, {go on}, {pass off}, {occur}, {fall out}, {come about}, {take place}]
- Go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House" [syn: {clear}]
- Pass (time) in a specific way; "How are you spending your summer vacation?" [syn: {spend}]
- Guide or pass over something; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers" [syn: {guide}, {run}, {draw}]
- Transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees" [syn: {communicate}, {pass on}, {put across}]
- Disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off" [syn: {evanesce}, {fade}, {blow over}, {pass off}, {fleet}]
- Go successfully through a test or a selection process; "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now" [syn: {make it}] [ant: {fail}]
- Go beyond; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year" [syn: {exceed}, {transcend}, {overstep}, {go past}, {top}]
- Accept or judge as acceptable; "The teacher passed the student although he was weak" [ant: {fail}]
- Allow to go without comment or censure; "the insult passed as if unnoticed"
- Transfer to another; of rights or property; "Our house passed under his official control"
- Pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into Nirvana" [syn: {sink}, {lapse}]
- Be identified, regarded, accepted, or mistaken for someone or something else; as by denying one's own ancestry or background; "He could pass as his twin brother"; "She passed as a White woman even though her grandfather was Black"
- Throw (a ball) to another player; "Smith passed"
- Be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead" [syn: {fall}, {return}, {devolve}]
- Cause to pass; "She passed around the plates" [syn: {make pass}]
- Grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography" [syn: {authorize}, {authorise}, {clear}]
- Pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully" [syn: {die}, {decease}, {perish}, {go}, {exit}, {pass away}, {expire}] [ant: {be born}]
- Eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone" [syn: {excrete}, {egest}, {eliminate}]
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