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1. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] go across or through.

Synonyms

  • cut across
  • go through
  • negotiate
  • fumble
  • squeak by
  • pass through
  • break through
  • cover
  • run
  • squeak through
  • pass over
  • work
  • overstep
  • locomote
  • pass across
  • move
  • get across
  • crack
  • traverse
  • muscle
  • crash
  • get over
  • cycle
  • negociate
  • go
  • trespass
  • cut through
  • cut
  • make
  • lock
  • blunder
  • transgress
  • track
  • move through
  • travel
  • infiltrate
  • transit
  • go across

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • increase
  • expand
  • appreciate

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Pass

  • middle-class
  • smartass
  • contrasts
  • lambastes
  • forecasts
  • vanasse
  • umass
  • outlasts
  • alsace
  • plasse
  • plass
  • plas
  • morass
  • krass
  • kras
  • klass
  • klas
  • harass
  • grasse
  • grass
  • gras
  • glass
  • glas
  • crass
  • class
  • brass
  • bras
  • blass
  • amass
  • alas

Sentences with pass


1. Verb, base form
Drill a hole in the lantern that is large enough to pass the electrical cord.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place the papers inside a bowl and pass it around the circle.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
You have now completed the first pass* of the base row.

4.
*Verb, non-3rd person singular present

You have now completed the forward pass**** of the first row.

Quotes about pass


1. Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2. There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

3. Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
- Fran Lebowitz

2. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] move past.

Synonyms

  • move
  • pass by
  • travel
  • run by
  • fly by
  • go by
  • skirt
  • surpass
  • go
  • zip by
  • locomote
  • travel by
  • go past

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo
  • ascend

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation.

Synonyms

  • legislate
  • enact

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • defend
  • roughen

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] pass by.

Synonyms

  • go along
  • glide by
  • progress
  • slip by
  • slip away
  • move on
  • go on
  • pass on
  • vanish
  • go by
  • march on
  • lapse
  • fell
  • elapse
  • fly
  • advance

Antonyms

  • end
  • levitation
  • defeat
  • take office

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] place into the hands or custody of.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • slip
  • give
  • pass on
  • leave
  • hand over
  • entrust
  • relinquish
  • resign
  • trust
  • release
  • fork over
  • transfer
  • render
  • deal
  • confide
  • fork out
  • commit
  • deliver
  • sneak
  • free
  • reach
  • turn over
  • intrust
  • fork up
  • turn in

Antonyms

  • advance
  • function
  • come
  • no-go

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] travel past.

Synonyms

  • move on
  • go on
  • clear
  • pass on
  • march on
  • get by
  • top
  • overtake
  • overhaul
  • advance

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • disengage
  • inflate
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point.

Synonyms

  • be
  • run
  • go far
  • extend
  • go
  • range
  • lead
  • come
  • ray
  • go deep

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • idle

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] come to pass.

Synonyms

  • go over
  • recoil
  • recrudesce
  • supervene
  • give
  • coincide
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • come about
  • come up
  • result
  • bechance
  • recur
  • go on
  • transpire
  • turn out
  • materialize
  • come
  • shine
  • chance
  • synchronise
  • befall
  • operate
  • proceed
  • pass off
  • take place
  • come around
  • fall
  • go
  • intervene
  • backfire
  • contemporize
  • anticipate
  • backlash
  • fall out
  • arise
  • roll around
  • go off
  • strike
  • come off
  • develop
  • materialise
  • repeat
  • synchronize
  • betide
  • break
  • concur

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • fall
  • go
  • descend

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. pass

noun. ['ˈpæs'] (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls.

Synonyms

  • base on balls
  • achievement
  • walk

Antonyms

  • block
  • recall
  • freeze
  • classify

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. pass

verb. ['ˈpæs'] go unchallenged; be approved.

Synonyms

  • clear
  • bring home the bacon
  • win
  • come through
  • succeed

Antonyms

  • attach
  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate
  • worsen

Etymology

  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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