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pass

pass as in of advancing the ball by throwing it
  • "a team with a good passing attack"
  • "a pass play"

Synonyms

  • passing(a)
  • pass(a)
pass as in (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
  • "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"

Synonyms

  • base on balls(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
  • walkthe act of traveling by foot; (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; manner of walking; the act of walking somewhere; a path set aside for walking; a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground ; careers in general; use one's feet to advance; accompany or escort; obtain a base on balls ; traverse or cover by walking; give a base on balls to ; live or behave in a specified manner; be or act in association with; walk at a pace; make walk; take a walk
pass as in (military) a written leave of absence
  • "he had a pass for three days"
pass as in (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"

Synonyms

  • passing play(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
  • passing game(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
  • passingto an extraordinary degree; lasting a very short time; of advancing the ball by throwing it; allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; hasty and without attention to detail; (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; euphemistic expressions for death; the motion of one object relative to another; the end of something; a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another; going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; success in satisfying a test or requirement
pass as in 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"

Synonyms

  • mountain passthe location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
  • notchcut or make a notch into; notch a surface to record something ; a V-shaped indentation; the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; a small cut
pass as in any authorization to pass or go somewhere
  • "the pass to visit had a strict time limit"

Synonyms

  • passportany authorization to pass or go somewhere; a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country ; any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission
pass as in a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions
  • "the media representatives had special passes"

Synonyms

  • laissez passera document indicating permission to do something without restrictions
pass as in a flight or run by an aircraft over a target
  • "the plane turned to make a second pass"
pass as in a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

    Synonyms

    • straitnarrow; a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water ; a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
    • straitsa bad or difficult situation or state of affairs ; a difficult juncture
    pass as in a difficult juncture
    • "a pretty pass"
    • "matters came to a head yesterday"

    Synonyms

    • headto go or travel towards; be in charge of; travel in front of; be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; direct the course; take its rise; be in the front of or on top of; form a head or come or grow to a head; remove the head of; the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; a single domestic animal; that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; a person who is in charge; the front of a military formation or procession; the pressure exerted by a fluid; the top of something; the source of water from which a stream arises; (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent ; the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates) ; the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head; a dense cluster of flowers or foliage; the educator who has executive authority for a school; an individual person; a user of (usually soft) drugs; a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea) ; a rounded compact mass; the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container; the part in the front or nearest the viewer; a difficult juncture; forward movement; a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; the subject matter at issue; a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint; that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves ; (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk ; (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head; the striking part of a tool; (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship ; a projection out from one end; a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum ; oral stimulation of the genitals
    • straitsa bad or difficult situation or state of affairs ; a difficult juncture
    pass as in one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer)
    • "it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"
    pass as in an automatic advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
    • "he had a bye in the first round"

    Synonyms

    • byean automatic advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; a farewell remark
    pass as in a permit to enter or leave a military installation
    • "he had to show his pass in order to get out"

    Synonyms

    • liberty chita permit to enter or leave a military installation
    pass as in a complimentary ticket
    • "the star got passes for his family"
    pass as in a usually brief attempt
    • "he took a crack at it"
    • "I gave it a whirl"

    Synonyms

    • crackof the highest quality; a long narrow opening ; a narrow opening; a long narrow depression in a surface ; a sudden sharp noise; a chance to do something; witty remark ; a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts; a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; a usually brief attempt; the act of cracking something ; become fractured; make a very sharp explosive sound; make a sharp sound; hit forcefully; pass through (a barrier); break partially but keep its integrity; break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions; suffer a nervous breakdown ; tell spontaneously; cause to become cracked; reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking ; break into simpler molecules by means of heat
    • flinga usually brief attempt; a brief indulgence of your impulses ; the act of flinging ; throw with force or recklessness; move in an abrupt or headlong manner; indulge oneself; throw or cast away
    • gofunctioning correctly and ready for action; a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine ; a usually brief attempt; a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; change location; follow a procedure or take a course; move away from a place into another direction; enter or assume a certain state or condition; be awarded; have a particular form; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; follow a certain course; be abolished or discarded; be or continue to be in a certain condition; make a certain noise or sound; perform as expected when applied; to be spent or finished; progress by being changed; continue to live and avoid dying; pass, fare, or elapse; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; be in the right place or situation; be ranked or compare; begin or set in motion; have a turn; be contained in; be sounded, played, or expressed; blend or harmonize; lead, extend, or afford access; be the right size or shape; go through in search of something; be spent; give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; stop operating or functioning
    • whirlconfused movement; the shape of something rotating rapidly ; a usually brief attempt; the act of rotating rapidly; turn in a twisting or spinning motion; cause to spin; flow in a circular current, of liquids ; revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; fly around
    • offerthe verbal act of offering; something offered (as a proposal or bid); a usually brief attempt; make available or accessible, provide or furnish; present for acceptance or rejection; agree freely; put forward for consideration; offer verbally; make available for sale; propose a payment; produce or introduce on the stage; present as an act of worship; mount or put up; make available; ask (someone) to marry you; threaten to do something
    pass as in (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    • "the pass was fumbled"

    Synonyms

    • tossthe act of flipping a coin ; (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; an abrupt movement; throw or toss with a light motion; lightly throw to see which side comes up; throw carelessly; move or stir about violently; throw or cast away; agitate
    • flipmarked by casual disrespect; an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return ; hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg ; a sudden, quick movement; the act of flipping a coin ; a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water ; (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; lightly throw to see which side comes up; cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; look through a book or other written material; toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air ; cause to move with a flick; throw or toss with a light motion; move with a flick or light motion ; turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; go mad, go crazy; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
    pass as in success in satisfying a test or requirement
    • "his future depended on his passing that test"
    • "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"

    Synonyms

    • passingto an extraordinary degree; lasting a very short time; of advancing the ball by throwing it; allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; hasty and without attention to detail; (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; euphemistic expressions for death; the motion of one object relative to another; the end of something; a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another; going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; success in satisfying a test or requirement
    • qualifyingthe grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase ; success in satisfying a test or requirement
    pass as in go across or through
    • "We passed the point where the police car had parked"
    • "A terrible thought went through his mind"
    pass as in move past
    • "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"

    Synonyms

    • travel bymove past
    • pass bymove past
    • surpassdistinguish oneself; be or do something to a greater degree; move past; be greater in scope or size than some standard
    • go pastmove past; be superior or better than some standard
    • go bypass by; move past; be called; be or act in accordance with
    pass as in make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
    • "They passed the amendment"
    • "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"

    Synonyms

    • legislatemake laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
    pass as in pass by
    • "three years elapsed"

    Synonyms

    • elapsepass by
    • lapsea mistake resulting from inattention ; a break or intermission in the occurrence of something; a failure to maintain a higher state ; pass into a specified state or condition; end, at least for a long time; drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards ; go back to bad behavior; let slip; pass by
    • slip bypass by
    • glide bypass by
    • slip awayleave furtively and stealthily; pass by
    • go bypass by; move past; be called; be or act in accordance with
    • slide bypass by
    • go alongcooperate or pretend to cooperate; continue a certain state, condition, or activity; pass by
    pass as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • handplace into the hands or custody of; guide or conduct or usher somewhere; the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; something written by hand; ability; a position given by its location to the side of an object; the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; one of two sides of an issue; a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece; a unit of length equal to 4 inches; a member of the crew of a ship; a card player in a game of bridge; a round of applause to signify approval; terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos); physical assistance
    • reachthe limits within which something can be effective; an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; the act of physically reaching or thrusting out ; the limit of capability; reach a destination, either real or abstract; reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; move forward or upward in order to touch; be in or establish communication with; to gain with effort; to extend as far as; reach a goal; place into the hands or custody of; to exert much effort or energy
    • pass onplace into the hands or custody of; transmit (knowledge or skills); move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; give to or transfer possession of; refer to another person for decision or judgment; cause to be distributed; transmit information
    • turn overplace into the hands or custody of; cause to overturn from an upright or normal position; move by turning over or rotating; turn up, loosen, or remove earth; do business worth a certain amount of money; cause to move around a center so as to show another side of; turn from an upright or normal position; turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; think about carefully
    • givethe elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length ; cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; be the cause or source of; transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; convey or reveal information; convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; organize or be responsible for; convey or communicate; give as a present; cause to happen or be responsible for; dedicate; give or supply; transmit (knowledge or skills); bring about; leave with; emit or utter; endure the loss of; place into the hands or custody of; give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; give (as medicine); give or convey physically; bestow; bestow, especially officially; move in order to make room for someone for something; give food to; contribute to some cause; break down, literally or metaphorically; estimate the duration or outcome of something; execute and deliver; deliver in exchange or recompense; afford access to; present to view; perform for an audience; be flexible under stress of physical force; propose; accord by verdict; manifest or show; offer in good faith; submit for consideration, judgment, or use; guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion; allow to have or take; inflict as a punishment; occur; consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; proffer (a body part)
    pass as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • runa score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; the act of testing something; a race run on foot; an unbroken series of events; (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; a regular trip; the act of running; the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation; unrestricted freedom to use; the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); a small stream ; a race between candidates for elective office; a row of unravelled stitches; the pouring forth of a fluid ; an unbroken chronological sequence; a short trip; move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; flee; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; direct or control; have a particular form; move along, of liquids; perform as expected when applied; change or be different within limits; run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; cause to emit recorded audio or video; move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be operating, running or functioning; change from one state to another; cause to perform; be affected by; continue to exist; occur persistently; carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; include as the content; carry out; pass over, across, or through; cause something to pass or lead somewhere; make without a miss ; deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor ; cause an animal to move fast; be diffused; sail before the wind ; cover by running; extend or continue for a certain period of time; set animals loose to graze ; keep company; run with the ball; travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; travel a route regularly; pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); compete in a race; progress by being changed; reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; become undone
    • gofunctioning correctly and ready for action; a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine ; a usually brief attempt; a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; change location; follow a procedure or take a course; move away from a place into another direction; enter or assume a certain state or condition; be awarded; have a particular form; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; follow a certain course; be abolished or discarded; be or continue to be in a certain condition; make a certain noise or sound; perform as expected when applied; to be spent or finished; progress by being changed; continue to live and avoid dying; pass, fare, or elapse; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; be in the right place or situation; be ranked or compare; begin or set in motion; have a turn; be contained in; be sounded, played, or expressed; blend or harmonize; lead, extend, or afford access; be the right size or shape; go through in search of something; be spent; give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; stop operating or functioning
    • leadan advantage held by a competitor in a race; a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; evidence pointing to a possible solution; a position of being the initiator of something and an example that others will follow (especially in the phrase `take the lead'); the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile) ; the introductory section of a story; (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning ; an actor who plays a principal role ; (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base; an indication of potential opportunity; a news story of major importance ; the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine ; restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal ; thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing ; mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire; the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; take somebody somewhere; produce as a result or residue; tend to or result in; travel in front of; cause to undertake a certain action; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; be in charge of; be ahead of others; be conducive to; lead, as in the performance of a composition; lead, extend, or afford access; move ahead (of others) in time or space ; cause something to pass or lead somewhere; preside over
    • extendextend in scope or range or area; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; span an interval of distance, space or time; make available; thrust or extend out; reach outward in space; offer verbally; extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; expand the influence of; lengthen in time; extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; cause to move at full gallop; open or straighten out; use to the utmost; prolong the time allowed for payment of; continue or extend; increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
    pass as in travel past
    • "The sports car passed all the trucks"

    Synonyms

    • overtakecatch up with and possibly overtake; travel past; overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    • overhaulperiodic maintenance on a car or machine; the act of improving by renewing and restoring; travel past; make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    pass as in come to pass
    • "What is happening?"
    • "The meeting took place off without an incidence"
    • "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

    Synonyms

    • happencome to pass; happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance; chance to be or do something, without intention or causation; come into being; come upon, as if by accident
    • hapan accidental happening; come to pass
    • go oncontinue a certain state, condition, or activity; come to pass; move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; continue talking; start running, functioning, or operating
    • pass offbe accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity; disregard; cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity; disappear gradually; come to pass; expel (gases or odors)
    • occurcome to pass; come to one's mind; to be found to exist
    • fall outhave a breach in relations; come as a logical consequence; come off; leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation; come to pass
    • come aboutcome to pass
    • take placecome to pass
    pass as in go unchallenged
    • "be approved"
    • "The bill cleared the House"

    Synonyms

    • clearcompletely; in an easily perceptible manner; the state of being free of suspicion; a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; readily apparent to the mind; free from confusion or doubt; affording free passage or view; allowing light to pass through; free from contact or proximity or connection; characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt); (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law; clear and distinct to the senses; accurately stated or described; free from clouds or mist or haze; free of restrictions or qualifications; free from flaw or blemish or impurity; clear of charges or deductions; easily deciphered ; freed from any question of guilt; characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; rid of obstructions; make a way or path by removing objects; become clear; grant authorization or clearance for; remove; go unchallenged; be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; go away or disappear; pass by, over, or under without making contact; make free from confusion or ambiguity; free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment; clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; yield as a net profit; make as a net profit; earn on some commercial or business transaction; sell; pass an inspection or receive authorization; pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; settle, as of a debt; make clear, bright, light, or translucent; rid of instructions or data; remove (people) from a building; remove the occupants of; free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
    pass as in use up a period of time in a specific way
    • "how are you spending your summer vacation?"

    Synonyms

    • spenduse up a period of time in a specific way; pay out; spend completely
    pass as in pass over, across, or through
    • "He ran his eyes over her body"
    • "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"
    • "He drew her hair through his fingers"

    Synonyms

    • guidedirect the course; take somebody somewhere; be a guiding or motivating force or drive; use as a guide; pass over, across, or through; someone employed to conduct others ; someone who shows the way by leading or advising ; something that offers basic information or instruction ; a model or standard for making comparisons ; someone who can find paths through unexplored territory ; a structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something
    • runa score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; the act of testing something; a race run on foot; an unbroken series of events; (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; a regular trip; the act of running; the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation; unrestricted freedom to use; the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); a small stream ; a race between candidates for elective office; a row of unravelled stitches; the pouring forth of a fluid ; an unbroken chronological sequence; a short trip; move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; flee; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; direct or control; have a particular form; move along, of liquids; perform as expected when applied; change or be different within limits; run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; cause to emit recorded audio or video; move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be operating, running or functioning; change from one state to another; cause to perform; be affected by; continue to exist; occur persistently; carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; include as the content; carry out; pass over, across, or through; cause something to pass or lead somewhere; make without a miss ; deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor ; cause an animal to move fast; be diffused; sail before the wind ; cover by running; extend or continue for a certain period of time; set animals loose to graze ; keep company; run with the ball; travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; travel a route regularly; pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); compete in a race; progress by being changed; reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; become undone
    • drawa gully that is shallower than a ravine ; an entertainer who attracts large audiences; the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack; a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; (American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage ; poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer; the act of drawing or hauling something; cause to move by pulling; get or derive; make a mark or lines on a surface; make, formulate, or derive in the mind; bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; take liquid out of a container or well; give a description of; select or take in from a given group or region; elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.; suck in or take (air); move or go steadily or gradually; remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); choose at random; earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition; cause to flow; write a legal document or paper; engage in drawing; move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; allow a draft; require a specified depth for floating; pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense; take in, also metaphorically; direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; thread on or as if on a string; stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow); pass over, across, or through; finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; contract; reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; steep; remove the entrails of; flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; cause to localize at one point
    pass as in transmit information
    • "Please communicate this message to all employees"
    • "pass along the good news"

    Synonyms

    • communicatetransmit information; transmit thoughts or feelings; transfer to another; join or connect; be in verbal contact; administer Communion; receive Communion, in the Catholic church
    • pass onplace into the hands or custody of; transmit (knowledge or skills); move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; give to or transfer possession of; refer to another person for decision or judgment; cause to be distributed; transmit information
    • pass alongtransmit information
    • put acrosstransmit information
    pass as in disappear gradually
    • "The pain eventually passed off"

    Synonyms

    • evanescedisappear gradually
    • fadea golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; gradually ceasing to be visible ; become less clearly visible or distinguishable; lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; disappear gradually; become feeble
    • blow overdisappear gradually
    • pass offbe accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity; disregard; cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity; disappear gradually; come to pass; expel (gases or odors)
    • fleetmoving very fast; group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership ; group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership ; a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership ; a group of warships organized as a tactical unit ; move along rapidly and lightly; disappear gradually
    pass as in go successfully through a test or a selection process
    • "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"

    Synonyms

    • make itcontinue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); succeed in a big way; go successfully through a test or a selection process
    pass as in be superior or better than some standard
    • "She exceeded our expectations"
    • "She topped her performance of last year"

    Synonyms

    • exceedbe greater in scope or size than some standard; be superior or better than some standard; be or do something to a greater degree
    • transcendbe greater in scope or size than some standard; be superior or better than some standard
    • oversteppass beyond (limits or boundaries) ; be superior or better than some standard
    • go pastmove past; be superior or better than some standard
    • topsituated at the top or highest position; the upper part of anything; the highest or uppermost side of anything; the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); the first half of an inning; the highest level or degree attainable; the greatest possible intensity; platform surrounding the head of a lower mast ; a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips; a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance; be superior or better than some standard; pass by, over, or under without making contact; be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point; be ahead of others; provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure); reach or ascend the top of; strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin ; cut the top off; be the culminating event; finish up or conclude
    pass as in accept or judge as acceptable
    • "The teacher passed the student although he was weak"
    pass as in allow to go without comment or censure
    • "the insult passed as if unnoticed"
    pass as in transfer to another
    • "of rights or property"
    • "Our house passed under his official control"
    pass as in pass into a specified state or condition
    • "He sank into nirvana"

    Synonyms

    • sinkplumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe ; (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system; a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof ; a covered cistern; fall or descend to a lower place or level; cause to sink; pass into a specified state or condition; go under; descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; appear to move downward; fall heavily or suddenly; fall or sink heavily; embed deeply
    • lapsea mistake resulting from inattention ; a break or intermission in the occurrence of something; a failure to maintain a higher state ; pass into a specified state or condition; end, at least for a long time; drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards ; go back to bad behavior; let slip; pass by
    pass as in throw (a ball) to another player
    • "Smith passed"
    pass as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • fallthe season when the leaves fall from the trees; a sudden drop from an upright position; the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve; a downward slope or bend ; a lapse into sin; a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; a movement downward; the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); the time of day immediately following sunset; when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat ; a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind; come under, be classified or included; fall from clouds; suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; die, as in battle or in a hunt; touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; be captured; occur at a specified time or place; decrease in size, extent, or range; yield to temptation or sin; lose office or power; to be given by assignment or distribution; move in a specified direction; be due; lose one's chastity; to be given by right or inheritance; come into the possession of; fall to somebody by assignment or lot; be inherited by; slope downward; lose an upright position suddenly; drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; fall or flow in a certain way; assume a disappointed or sad expression; be cast down; come out; be born, used chiefly of lambs; begin vigorously; go as if by falling; come as if by falling
    • returndocument giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability; a coming to or returning home; the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction ; getting something back again; the act of going back to a prior location; the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; happening again (especially at regular intervals); a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed ; a reciprocal group action; a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble ; the act of someone appearing again; go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before; give back; go back to a previous state; go back to something earlier; bring back to the point of departure ; return in kind; make a return; answer back ; be restored; pay back; pass down; elect again ; be inherited by; return to a previous position; give or supply; submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority
    • devolvepass on or delegate to another; be inherited by; grow worse
    pass as in cause to pass
    • "She passed around the plates"

    Synonyms

    • make passcause to pass
    pass as in grant authorization or clearance for
    • "Clear the manuscript for publication"
    • "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

    Synonyms

    • authorizegrant authorization or clearance for; give or delegate power or authority to
    • authorisegive or delegate power or authority to; grant authorization or clearance for
    • clearcompletely; in an easily perceptible manner; the state of being free of suspicion; a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; readily apparent to the mind; free from confusion or doubt; affording free passage or view; allowing light to pass through; free from contact or proximity or connection; characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt); (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law; clear and distinct to the senses; accurately stated or described; free from clouds or mist or haze; free of restrictions or qualifications; free from flaw or blemish or impurity; clear of charges or deductions; easily deciphered ; freed from any question of guilt; characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; rid of obstructions; make a way or path by removing objects; become clear; grant authorization or clearance for; remove; go unchallenged; be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; go away or disappear; pass by, over, or under without making contact; make free from confusion or ambiguity; free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment; clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; yield as a net profit; make as a net profit; earn on some commercial or business transaction; sell; pass an inspection or receive authorization; pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; settle, as of a debt; make clear, bright, light, or translucent; rid of instructions or data; remove (people) from a building; remove the occupants of; free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
    pass as in pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • "She died from cancer"
    • "The children perished in the fire"
    • "The patient went peacefully"
    • "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"

    Synonyms

    • diea small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; a device used for shaping metal ; a cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods ; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; suffer or face the pain of death; be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame; stop operating or functioning; feel indifferent towards; languish as with love or desire; cut or shape with a die; to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player ; lose sparkle or bouquet; disappear or come to an end; suffer spiritual death
    • deceasethe event of dying or departure from life; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • perishpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • gofunctioning correctly and ready for action; a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine ; a usually brief attempt; a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; change location; follow a procedure or take a course; move away from a place into another direction; enter or assume a certain state or condition; be awarded; have a particular form; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; follow a certain course; be abolished or discarded; be or continue to be in a certain condition; make a certain noise or sound; perform as expected when applied; to be spent or finished; progress by being changed; continue to live and avoid dying; pass, fare, or elapse; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; be in the right place or situation; be ranked or compare; begin or set in motion; have a turn; be contained in; be sounded, played, or expressed; blend or harmonize; lead, extend, or afford access; be the right size or shape; go through in search of something; be spent; give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; stop operating or functioning
    • exitan opening that permits escape or release; euphemistic expressions for death; the act of going out ; move out of or depart from; lose the lead ; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • pass awaypass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; go out of existence
    • expirelose validity; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; expel air
    • kick the bucketpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • cash in one's chipspass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • buy the farmpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • conkinformal term for the nose ; come to a stop; hit, especially on the head; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    • give-up the ghostpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • drop deadpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • pop offleave quickly ; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    • chokea coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current ; a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine ; breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion; be too tight; wring the neck of; constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing ; struggle for breath; fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation; check or slow down the action or effect of; become or cause to become obstructed; impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of; become stultified, suppressed, or stifled; suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; reduce the air supply; cause to retch or choke
    • croaka harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog) ; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; utter a hoarse sound, like a raven ; make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
    • snuff itpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    pass as in eliminate from the body
    • "Pass a kidney stone"

    Synonyms

    • excreteeliminate from the body
    • egesteliminate from the body
    • eliminateterminate, end, or take out; do away with ; kill in large numbers; dismiss from consideration or a contest; eliminate from the body; remove from a contest or race; remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations