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To give what is needed or desired
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To convey or express in a particular way or manner
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To move across or through a given point
“The larger boats are unable to pass under the low bridges.”
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To get ahead of
“I would deliberately slow down to allow the impatient driver behind me to pass.”
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To go beyond the limits of
“As you too pass the threshold of fifty, you may discover that it is a moment in your life to celebrate a new beginning.”
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(of a candidate) To be successful in (an examination, test, or course)
“I have to study hard to make sure that I pass this exam.”
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To give or hand over
“Please pass this information on to anyone you know who may be interested.”
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To distribute among a group
“He tried to pass candy out to his students in a class, but they became disruptive and rushed toward him.”
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To be transferred from one person or place to another, especially by inheritance
“His mother's estate would pass to him following her death.”
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To draw to a close
“Many of these conditions are mild and will pass quickly without treatment.”
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To come to the end of one's life
“My grandfather would sadly pass after a long struggle with illness.”
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To enact or establish legally or legislatively
“Both the House and the Senate would pass the proposals.”
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To pronounce (a judgement or judicial sentence)
“On that day, the Crown invited the court to proceed to pass sentence on both defendants.”
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To decide not to do something
“I'm afraid we'll have to pass on your invitation due to our other commitments.”
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(of an action or remark) To happen
“At some stage, something would pass between them, making them increasingly wary of each other.”
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(of an action or remark) To be accepted without scrutiny
“She was never going to let that ridiculous comment pass without a rebuttal.”
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(of time) To elapse
“Time seems to pass so fast when you're having fun. And now it's just another manic Monday.”
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To spend or use up (a period of time)
“The villagers pass the long winter nights by listening to stories.”
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(sport) To kick, hit, or throw (the ball) to another player
“The coach would pair off players and have them pass the ball back and forth.”
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To live through an experience
“Fresh out of college, he is yet to pass the trials and turmoils of jobseeking.”
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To rid of bodily waste
“Let me know if you experience any pain when you pass stool.”
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Plural for an act of moving or going through a given point
“Our pass through immigration and customs was generally uncomplicated.”
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Plural for a route over or through mountains
“She showed us some breathtaking pictures of the mountain pass.”
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Plural for a path cleared for passage or travel
“Take the third pass on the left.”
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Plural for a legal or official authorization for entry
“Can I see your boarding pass, please?”
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Plural for an attempt or effort towards an endeavor
“With great perseverance, he decided to make yet another pass at the difficult bottle cap challenge.”
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Plural for the realization or fulfilment of a plan or project
“Little did he know how prophetic that statement would be, or how soon it would come to pass.”
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Plural for a state of affairs, usually bad
“But things have come to a pretty pass when people avoid their staple food.”
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Plural for an amorous proposition
“He liked to think of himself as a casanova and was constantly making a pass at any female who was even halfway attractive.”
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(sports) Plural for an act of kicking, hitting or throwing the ball to another player
“With great vision, he would set his teammate up for a goal with a perfect pass.”
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(fencing) Plural for an attempt to stab or strike an adversary
“When his opponent finally let his guard down, he knew that this was the perfect opportunity to land a pass.”
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