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Definition 1: bypass - [verb of cognition]

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

  • He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible

Synonyms for pass over in the sense of this definition

(pass over is a kind of ...) leave undone or leave out

"How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

Definition 2: rub with a circular motion - [verb of contact]

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

  • wipe the blackboard
  • He passed his hands over the soft cloth

Synonyms for pass over in the sense of this definition

(pass over is a kind of ...) move over something with pressure

"rub my hands" "rub oil into her skin"

(... is a kind of pass over ) wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten

(... is a kind of pass over ) wipe with a squeegee

"squeegee the windows"

(... is a kind of pass over ) sweep with a broom or as if with a broom

"Sweep the crumbs off the table" "Sweep under the bed"

(... is a kind of pass over ) wipe with a towel

"towel your hair dry"

(... is a kind of pass over ) brush or wipe off lightly

Definition 3: travel across or pass over - [verb of motion]

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

  • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Synonyms for pass over in the sense of this definition

(pass over is a kind of ...) go across or through

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

(... is a kind of pass over ) cross on foot

"We had to tramp the creeks"

(... is a kind of pass over ) move swiftly through or over

"ships coursing the Atlantic"

(... is a kind of pass over ) proceed along in a vehicle

"We drive the turnpike to work"

(... is a kind of pass over ) cross the road at a red light

(... is a kind of pass over ) cross over on a bridge

(... is a kind of pass over ) cross a river where it's shallow

(... is a kind of pass over ) cross in a pattern, often random

(... is a kind of pass over ) traverse or cover by walking

"Walk the tightrope" "Paul walked the streets of Damascus" "She walks 3 miles every day"

(... is a kind of pass over ) cover or traverse by taking long steps

"She strode several miles towards the woods"

(... is a kind of pass over ) traverse as if by a short airplane trip

"Hop the Pacific Ocean"

Definition 4: make a passage or journey from one place to another - [verb of motion]

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

  • The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs
  • Some travelers pass through the desert

Synonyms for pass over in the sense of this definition

(pass over is a kind of ...) go across or through

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

(... is a kind of pass over ) pass through or across

"The boat cut the water"

(pass over has a similar meaning as ...) cause or enable to pass through

"The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day"

Definition 5: fly over - [verb of motion]

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

  • The plane passed over Damascus

Synonyms for pass over in the sense of this definition

(pass over is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"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"

(pass over belongs to category ...) travel via aircraft

"air travel involves too much waiting in airports" "if you've time to spare go by air"

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