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Synonyms for (noun) pass

Synonyms: qualifying, pass, passing Definition: success in satisfying a test or requirement Usage: his future depended on his passing that test; he got a pass in introductory chemistry

Hypernyms: success Definition: an attainment that is successful Usage: his success in the marathon was unexpected; his new play was a great success

Synonyms: flip, toss, pass Definition: (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team Usage: the pass was fumbled

Hypernyms: throw Definition: the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist) Usage: the catcher made a good throw to second base

Synonyms: walk, base on balls, pass Definition: (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls Usage: he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

Hypernyms: accomplishment, achievement Definition: the action of accomplishing something

Synonyms: pass Definition: a flight or run by an aircraft over a target Usage: the plane turned to make a second pass

Hypernyms: flight, flying Definition: an instance of traveling by air Usage: flying was still an exciting adventure for him

Synonyms: pass, passing, passing game, passing play Definition: (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate Usage: the coach sent in a passing play on third and long

Hypernyms: football play Definition: (American football) a play by the offensive team

Synonyms: whirl, crack, offer, pass, fling, go Definition: a usually brief attempt Usage: he took a crack at it; I gave it a whirl

Hypernyms: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try

Synonyms: pass Definition: a complimentary ticket Usage: the star got passes for his family

Hypernyms: ticket Definition: a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)

Synonyms: liberty chit, pass Definition: a permit to enter or leave a military installation Usage: he had to show his pass in order to get out

Hypernyms: licence, license, permit Definition: a legal document giving official permission to do something

Synonyms: pass, laissez passer Definition: a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions Usage: the media representatives had special passes

Hypernyms: permission Definition: approval to do something Usage: he asked permission to leave

Synonyms: pass, passport Definition: any authorization to pass or go somewhere Usage: the pass to visit had a strict time limit

Hypernyms: permission Definition: approval to do something Usage: he asked permission to leave

Synonyms: bye, pass Definition: you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent Usage: he had a bye in the first round

Hypernyms: conceding, concession, yielding Definition: the act of conceding or yielding

Synonyms: pass Definition: one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer) Usage: it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass

Hypernyms: oscillation, cycle Definition: a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon Usage: a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons

Synonyms: pass, straits, head Definition: a difficult juncture Usage: a pretty pass; matters came to a head yesterday

Hypernyms: occasion, juncture Definition: an event that occurs at a critical time Usage: at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave; it was needed only on special occasions

Synonyms: pass, mountain pass, notch Definition: the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks Usage: we got through the pass before it started to snow

Hypernyms: location Definition: a point or extent in space

Synonyms: pass, strait, straits Definition: a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

Hypernyms: situation Definition: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty Usage: the dangerous situation developed suddenly; that's quite a situation; no human situation is simple

Synonyms: pass Definition: (military) a written leave of absence Usage: he had a pass for three days

Hypernyms: leave, leave of absence Definition: the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty Usage: a ten day's leave to visit his mother

Synonyms for (verb) pass

Synonyms: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate Definition: eliminate from the body Usage: Pass a kidney stone

Hypernyms: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release Definition: eliminate (a substance) Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas

Synonyms: snuff it, buy the farm, choke, cash in one's chips, pop off, kick the bucket, give-up the ghost, go, pass, pass away, perish, die, decease, conk, drop dead, croak, exit, expire Definition: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life Usage: 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

Hypernyms: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: pass, pass off, blow over, fleet, evanesce, fade Definition: disappear gradually Usage: The pain eventually passed off

Hypernyms: disappear, vanish, go away Definition: get lost, as without warning or explanation Usage: He disappeared without a trace

Synonyms: put across, pass, pass along, pass on, communicate Definition: transmit information Usage: Please communicate this message to all employees; pass along the good news

Hypernyms: transmit, convey, communicate Definition: transfer to another Usage: communicate a disease

Synonyms: pass, authorise, authorize, clear Definition: grant authorization or clearance for Usage: Clear the manuscript for publication; The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

Hypernyms: let, countenance, permit, allow Definition: consent to, give permission Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam

Synonyms: sink, lapse, pass Definition: pass into a specified state or condition Usage: He sank into nirvana

Hypernyms: move Definition: go or proceed from one point to another Usage: the debate moved from family values to the economy

Synonyms: overhaul, overtake, pass Definition: travel past Usage: The sports car passed all the trucks

Hypernyms: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense Usage: Time marches on

Synonyms: go across, go through, pass Definition: go across or through Usage: We passed the point where the police car had parked; A terrible thought went through his mind

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: go by, go past, surpass, travel by, pass, pass by Definition: move past Usage: 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

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: elapse, glide by, go along, go by, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by, lapse Definition: pass by Usage: three years elapsed

Hypernyms: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense Usage: Time marches on

Synonyms: pass Definition: transfer to another; of rights or property Usage: Our house passed under his official control

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: devolve, return, fall, pass Definition: be inherited by Usage: 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

Hypernyms: change hands, change owners Definition: be transferred to another owner Usage: This restaurant changed hands twice last year

Synonyms: hand, give, reach, pass, pass on, turn over Definition: place into the hands or custody of Usage: hand me the spoon, please; Turn the files over to me, please; He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

Hypernyms: transfer Definition: cause to change ownership Usage: I transferred my stock holdings to my children

Synonyms: pass Definition: throw (a ball) to another player Usage: Smith passed

Hypernyms: throw Definition: propel through the air Usage: throw a frisbee

Synonyms: pass Definition: allow to go without comment or censure Usage: the insult passed as if unnoticed

Hypernyms: let, allow, permit Definition: make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen Usage: This permits the water to rush in; This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement; This will permit the rain to run off

Synonyms: pass, legislate Definition: make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation Usage: They passed the amendment; We cannot legislate how people spend their free time

Hypernyms: ordain, enact Definition: order by virtue of superior authority; decree Usage: The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews; the legislature enacted this law in 1985

Synonyms: clear, pass Definition: go unchallenged; be approved Usage: The bill cleared the House

Hypernyms: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

Synonyms: pass Definition: accept or judge as acceptable Usage: The teacher passed the student although he was weak

Hypernyms: evaluate, judge, pass judgment Definition: form a critical opinion of Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

Synonyms: pass, make it Definition: go successfully through a test or a selection process Usage: She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now

Hypernyms: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

Synonyms: exceed, overstep, pass, top, transcend, go past Definition: be superior or better than some standard Usage: She exceeded our expectations; She topped her performance of last year

Hypernyms: surpass, excel, stand out Definition: distinguish oneself Usage: She excelled in math

Synonyms: extend, run, lead, go, pass Definition: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point Usage: 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

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?