Textual thesaurus for "pass"

(adj) passing

of advancing the ball by throwing it

a team with a good passing attack; a pass play

(noun) qualifying, passing

success in satisfying a test or requirement

his future depended on his passing that test; he got a pass in introductory chemistry

(noun) flip, toss

(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team

the pass was fumbled

(noun) walk, base on balls

(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls

he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

(noun) passing, passing game, passing play

(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

(noun) whirl, crack, offer, fling, go

a usually brief attempt

he took a crack at it; I gave it a whirl

(noun) liberty chit

a permit to enter or leave a military installation

he had to show his pass in order to get out

(noun) laissez passer

a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions

the media representatives had special passes

(noun) passport

any authorization to pass or go somewhere

the pass to visit had a strict time limit

(noun) bye

you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent

he had a bye in the first round

(noun) straits, head

a difficult juncture

a pretty pass; matters came to a head yesterday

(noun) mountain pass, notch

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

(noun) strait, straits

a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

(verb) egest, excrete, eliminate

eliminate from the body

Pass a kidney stone

(verb) come about, take place, go on, hap, happen, fall out, pass off, occur

come to pass

What is happening?; The meeting took place off without an incidence; Nothing occurred that seemed important

(verb) snuff it, buy the farm, choke, cash in one's chips, pop off, kick the bucket, give-up the ghost, go, pass away, perish, die, decease, conk, drop dead, croak, exit, expire

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

(verb) pass off, blow over, fleet, evanesce, fade

disappear gradually

The pain eventually passed off

(verb) put across, pass along, pass on, communicate

transmit information

Please communicate this message to all employees; pass along the good news

(verb) authorise, authorize, clear

grant authorization or clearance for

Clear the manuscript for publication; The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

(verb) draw, run, guide

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

(verb) sink, lapse

pass into a specified state or condition

He sank into nirvana

(verb) overhaul, overtake

travel past

The sports car passed all the trucks

(verb) go across, go through

go across or through

We passed the point where the police car had parked; A terrible thought went through his mind

(verb) go by, go past, surpass, travel by, pass by

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

(verb) make pass

cause to pass

She passed around the plates

(verb) elapse, glide by, go along, go by, slide by, slip away, slip by, lapse

pass by

three years elapsed

(verb) devolve, return, fall

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

(verb) hand, give, reach, pass on, turn over

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

(verb) legislate

make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation

They passed the amendment; We cannot legislate how people spend their free time

(verb) clear

go unchallenged; be approved

The bill cleared the House

(verb) make it

go successfully through a test or a selection process

She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now

(verb) exceed, overstep, top, transcend, go past

be superior or better than some standard

She exceeded our expectations; She topped her performance of last year

(verb) extend, run, lead, go

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

(verb) spend

pass time in a specific way

how are you spending your summer vacation?