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Definition 1: expel (gases or odors) - [verb of body]

Synonyms for pass off in the sense of this definition

(pass off is a kind of ...) eliminate (a substance)

"combustion products are exhausted in the engine" "the plant releases a gas"

(... is a kind of pass off ) expel gas from the stomach

"Please don't burp at the table"

(... is a kind of pass off ) emit or cause to move with force of effort

"force out the air" "force out the splinter"

(... is a kind of pass off ) give out (breath or an odor)

"The chimney exhales a thick smoke"

(... is a kind of pass off ) send out real or metaphoric rays

"She radiates happiness"

(... is a kind of pass off ) form, produce, or emit bubbles

"The soup was bubbling"

Definition 2: come to pass - [verb of change]

Samples where pass off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for pass off in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of pass off ) happen

"Report the news as it develops" "These political movements recrudesce from time to time"

(... is a kind of pass off ) happen regularly

"Christmas rolled around again"

(... is a kind of pass off ) come into being; become reality

"Her dream really materialized"

(... is a kind of pass off ) happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance

"It happens that today is my birthday" "These things befell"

(... is a kind of pass off ) become of; happen to

"He promised that no harm would befall her" "What has become of my children?"

(... is a kind of pass off ) happen simultaneously

"The two events coincided"

(... is a kind of pass off ) come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

"Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble" "the political movie backlashed on the Democrats"

(... is a kind of pass off ) be the case by chance

"I chanced to meet my old friend in the street"

(... is a kind of pass off ) happen or take place

"Things have been breaking pretty well for us in the past few months"

(... is a kind of pass off ) touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

"Light fell on her face" "The sun shone on the fields" "The light struck the golden necklace" "A strange sound struck my ears"

(... is a kind of pass off ) prove to be in the result or end

"It turns out that he was right"

(... is a kind of pass off ) happen in a particular manner

"how did your talk go over?"

(... is a kind of pass off ) happen or occur again

"This is a recurring story"

(... is a kind of pass off ) be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest

"The plot developed slowly"

(... is a kind of pass off ) result or issue

"A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"

(... is a kind of pass off ) come about or follow as a consequence

"nothing will result from this meeting"

(... is a kind of pass off ) occur between other event or between certain points of time

"the war intervened between the birth of her two children"

(... is a kind of pass off ) come about, happen, or occur

"Several important events transpired last week"

(... is a kind of pass off ) occur

"what gives?"

(... is a kind of pass off ) take place as an additional or unexpected development

(... is a kind of pass off ) follow a certain course

"The inauguration went well" "how did your interview go?"

(... is a kind of pass off ) come to pass; arrive, as in due course

"The first success came three days later" "It came as a shock" "Dawn comes early in June"

(... is a kind of pass off ) occur at a specified time or place

"Christmas falls on a Monday this year" "The accent falls on the first syllable"

(... is a kind of pass off ) be a forerunner of or occur earlier than

"This composition anticipates Impressionism"

(... is a kind of pass off ) happen at the same time

Definition 3: disappear gradually - [verb of change]

Samples where pass off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The pain eventually passed off

Synonyms for pass off in the sense of this definition

(pass off is a kind of ...) get lost, as without warning or explanation

"He disappeared without a trace"

Definition 4: disregard - [verb of communication]

Samples where pass off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She passed off the insult

(pass off is a kind of ...) bar from attention or consideration

"She dismissed his advances"

Definition 5: cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity - [verb of motion]

Samples where pass off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She passed the glass off as diamonds
  • He passed himself off as a secret agent

(pass off is a kind of ...) cause to pass

"She passed around the plates"

Definition 6: be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity - [verb of perception]

Samples where pass off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She passed off as a Russian agent

(pass off is a kind of ...) give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

"She seems to be sleeping" "This appears to be a very difficult problem" "This project looks fishy" "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"

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