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Definition 1: (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the pass was fumbled

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)

"the catcher made a good throw to second base"

(... is a kind of pass ) (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back

"the quarterback fumbled the snap"

(pass belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 2: a usually brief attempt - [noun denoting act]

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

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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

"made an effort to cover all the reading material" "wished him luck in his endeavor" "she gave it a good try"

Definition 3: (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the coach sent in a passing play on third and long

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) (American football) a play by the offensive team

(... is a kind of pass ) a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

(... is a kind of pass ) a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer

(... is a kind of pass ) a pass to a designated spot on the field; the receiver should arrive at that spot the same time the ball does

(pass belongs to category ...) a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

Definition 4: (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) the action of accomplishing something

(pass belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 5: success in satisfying a test or requirement - [noun denoting act]

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

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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) an attainment that is successful

"his success in the marathon was unexpected" "his new play was a great success"

Definition 6: a flight or run by an aircraft over a target - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the plane turned to make a second pass

(pass is a kind of ...) an instance of traveling by air

"flying was still an exciting adventure for him"

Definition 7: a permit to enter or leave a military installation - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he had to show his pass in order to get out

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) a legal document giving official permission to do something

(pass belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 8: any authorization to pass or go somewhere - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the pass to visit had a strict time limit

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) approval to do something

"he asked permission to leave"

(... is a kind of pass ) a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war

Definition 9: an automatic advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he had a bye in the first round

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) the act of conceding or yielding

Definition 10: a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the media representatives had special passes

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) approval to do something

"he asked permission to leave"

(... is a kind of pass ) a pass that allows you to board a ship or plane

(... is a kind of pass ) written permission from a teacher for a student to be out the classroom and in the halls of the school

(... is a kind of pass ) a permit formerly given to convicts allowing them to leave prison under specific restrictions

Definition 11: a complimentary ticket - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the star got passes for his family

(pass is a kind of ...) a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)

Definition 12: a difficult juncture - [noun denoting event]

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

  • a pretty pass
  • matters came to a head yesterday

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) an event that occurs at a critical time

"at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave" "it was needed only on special occasions"

Definition 13: one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer) - [noun denoting event]

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

  • it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass

(pass is a kind of ...) a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon

"a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"

(pass belongs to category ...) a machine for performing calculations automatically

Definition 14: the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks - [noun denoting object]

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

  • we got through the pass before it started to snow

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) a point or extent in space

(... is a kind of pass ) a pass between mountain peaks

(... is a kind of pass ) a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)

(... is a kind of pass ) a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)

(... is an instance of pass) an Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasions

(... is an instance of pass) a pass through the Cumberland Mountains between Virginia and Kentucky that early settlers used in order to move west

(... is an instance of pass) a mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe; site where in 1844 some members of an emigrant party survived by eating those who had died

(... is an instance of pass) a mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan; a route by which invaders entered India

(... is part of pass) a series of hills or mountains

"the valley was between two ranges of hills" "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"

Definition 15: a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

"the dangerous situation developed suddenly" "that's quite a situation" "no human situation is simple"

(... is a kind of pass ) a state of extreme distress

Definition 16: (military) a written leave of absence - [noun denoting time]

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

  • he had a pass for three days

(pass is a kind of ...) the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty

"a ten day's leave to visit his mother"

(pass belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 17: eliminate from the body - [verb of body]

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

  • Pass a kidney stone

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

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

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

(... is a kind of pass ) excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

"Exercise makes one sweat"

(... is a kind of pass ) release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

"exude sweat through the pores"

(... is a kind of pass ) eliminate urine

"Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass after the manner of urine

"The sick men urinated blood"

(... is a kind of pass ) excrete or discharge from the body

(... is a kind of pass ) have a bowel movement

"The dog had made in the flower beds"

(... is a kind of pass ) eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

"After drinking too much, the students vomited" "He purged continuously" "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

Definition 18: come to pass - [verb of change]

Samples where pass 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 in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of pass ) happen

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

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

"Christmas rolled around again"

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

"Her dream really materialized"

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

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

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

"The two events coincided"

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

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

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

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

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

"It turns out that he was right"

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

"how did your talk go over?"

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

"This is a recurring story"

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

"The plot developed slowly"

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

"A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"

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

"nothing will result from this meeting"

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

"Several important events transpired last week"

(... is a kind of pass ) occur

"what gives?"

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

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

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

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

"This composition anticipates Impressionism"

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

Definition 19: disappear gradually - [verb of change]

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

  • The pain eventually passed off

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

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

"He disappeared without a trace"

Definition 20: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life - [verb of change]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of pass ) cease development, die, and be aborted

"an aborting fetus"

(... is a kind of pass ) die, as in battle or in a hunt

"Many soldiers fell at Verdun" "Several deer have fallen to the same gun" "The shooting victim fell dead"

(... is a kind of pass ) die of food deprivation

"The political prisoners starved to death" "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"

(... is a kind of pass ) die before; die earlier than

"She predeceased her husband"

(... is a kind of pass ) die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating

"The child drowned in the lake"

(... is a kind of pass ) be killed or die

(... is a kind of pass ) be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen

"The child suffocated under the pillow"

(... is a kind of pass ) be fatally overwhelmed

(pass has a similar meaning as ...) stop operating or functioning

"The engine finally went" "The car died on the road" "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town" "The coffee maker broke" "The engine failed on the way to town" "her eyesight went after the accident"

(pass has a similar meaning as ...) suffer or face the pain of death

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

Definition 21: grant authorization or clearance for - [verb of communication]

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

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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) consent to, give permission

"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"

(... is a kind of pass ) approve or sanction officially

(... is a kind of pass ) authorize by certificate

(... is a kind of pass ) give sanction to

"I approve of his educational policies"

(... is a kind of pass ) authorize payments of

"declare dividends"

(... is a kind of pass ) authorize officially

"I am licensed to practice law in this state"

(... is a kind of pass ) charge with a task

(... is a kind of pass ) declare or make legally valid

Definition 22: transmit information - [verb of communication]

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

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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) transfer to another

"communicate a disease"

(... is a kind of pass ) send a message to

"She messaged the committee"

(... is a kind of pass ) send as a message

"She messaged the final report by fax"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass down

"render a verdict" "deliver a judgment"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass on a communication

"The news was carried to every village in the province"

(... is a kind of pass ) report the receipt of

"The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"

(... is a kind of pass ) communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail

(... is a kind of pass ) express the need or desire for

"She requested an extra bed in her room" "She called for room service" "when you call, always ask for Mary"

(... is a kind of pass ) communicate successfully

"I couldn't get across the message" "He put over the idea very well"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass along

"Please relay the news to the villagers"

(... is a kind of pass ) give or constitute a signal, not necessarily verbally

"The lack of good teachers sends a strong message to all parents in the community"

(... is a kind of pass ) put firmly in the mind

"Plant a thought in the students' minds"

Definition 23: pass over, across, or through - [verb of contact]

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

  • He ran his eyes over her body
  • She ran her fingers along the carved figurine
  • He drew her hair through his fingers

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

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

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

(... is a kind of pass ) pass through or into

"thread tape" "thread film"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass a thread through

"thread a needle"

(pass has a similar meaning as ...) thread on or as if on a string

"string pearls on a string" "the child drew glass beads on a string" "thread dried cranberries"

(pass has a similar meaning as ...) cause something to pass or lead somewhere

"Run the wire behind the cabinet"

Definition 24: go across or through - [verb of motion]

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

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

(pass 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"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass through (a barrier)

"Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass through a cycle

"This machine automatically cycles"

(... is a kind of pass ) proceed along a path

"work one's way through the crowd" "make one's way into the forest"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass by means through a lock in a waterway

(... is a kind of pass ) succeed in passing through, around, or over

"The hiker negociated the high mountain pass"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

(... is a kind of pass ) make one's way by force

"He muscled his way into the office"

(... is a kind of pass ) move violently as through a barrier

"The terrorists crashed the gate"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass directly and often in haste

"We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"

(... is a kind of pass ) make a passage or journey from one place to another

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

(... is a kind of pass ) cover by running; run a certain distance

"She ran 10 miles that day"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass through an enemy line; in a military conflict

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

"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)

"The comet will transit on September 11"

(... is a kind of pass ) escape

"She squeaked by me"

(... is a kind of pass ) make one's way clumsily or blindly

"He fumbled towards the door"

Definition 25: travel past - [verb of motion]

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

  • The sports car passed all the trucks

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

"Time marches on"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass or move in front of

"Bride's Biscuit got by the other dogs to win the race"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass by, over, or under without making contact

"the balloon cleared the tree tops"

Definition 26: pass into a specified state or condition - [verb of motion]

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

  • He sank into nirvana

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) go or proceed from one point to another

"the debate moved from family values to the economy"

Definition 27: pass by - [verb of motion]

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

  • three years elapsed

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

"Time marches on"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass away rapidly

"Time flies like an arrow" "Time fleeing beneath him"

Definition 28: cause to pass - [verb of motion]

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

  • She passed around the plates

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of pass ) cause to go through a recurring sequence

"cycle the laundry in this washing program"

(... is a kind of pass ) cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity

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

(... is a kind of pass ) cause to move through

"Pass a chemical through a solution"

(... is a kind of pass ) cause something to pass or lead somewhere

"Run the wire behind the cabinet"

(pass causes ...) go across or through

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

Definition 29: move past - [verb of motion]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass 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"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass around or about; move along the border

"The boat skirted the coast"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass by while running

"We watched children were running by"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass by while flying

"An enemy plane flew by"

(... is a kind of pass ) move by very quickly

Definition 30: place into the hands or custody of - [verb of possession]

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

  • hand me the spoon, please
  • Turn the files over to me, please
  • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) cause to change ownership

"I transferred my stock holdings to my children"

(... is a kind of pass ) leave with; give temporarily

"Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?" "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass on stealthily

"He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"

(... is a kind of pass ) give (a specific card) to a player

"He dealt me the Queen of Spades"

(... is a kind of pass ) to surrender someone or something to another

"the guard delivered the criminal to the police" "render up the prisoners" "render the town to the enemy" "fork over the money"

(... is a kind of pass ) part with a possession or right

"I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest" "resign a claim to the throne"

(... is a kind of pass ) confer a trust upon

"The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret" "I commit my soul to God"

(... is a kind of pass ) put into the care or protection of someone

"He left the decision to his deputy" "leave your child in the nurse's care"

Definition 31: throw (a ball) to another player - [verb of possession]

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

  • Smith passed

(pass is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 32: transfer to another; of rights or property - [verb of possession]

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

  • Our house passed under his official control

(pass is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 33: be inherited by - [verb of possession]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) be transferred to another owner

"This restaurant changed hands twice last year"

(... is a kind of pass ) fall to somebody by assignment or lot

"The task fell to me" "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

(pass has a similar meaning as ...) come into the possession of

"The house accrued to the oldest son"

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

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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) order by virtue of superior authority; decree

"The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews" "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"

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

  • The bill cleared the House

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) attain success or reach a desired goal

"The enterprise succeeded" "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

(... is a kind of pass ) pass an inspection or receive authorization

"clear customs"

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

  • The teacher passed the student although he was weak

(pass is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

"I cannot judge some works of modern art" "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

(pass causes ...) go successfully through a test or a selection process

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

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

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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) attain success or reach a desired goal

"The enterprise succeeded" "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

(... is a kind of pass ) succeed at easily

"She sailed through her exams" "You will pass with flying colors" "She nailed her astrophysics course"

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

  • the insult passed as if unnoticed

(pass is a kind of ...) make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

"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"

Definition 39: use up a period of time in a specific way - [verb of stative]

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

  • how are you spending your summer vacation?

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of pass ) serve as a soldier in the military

(... is a kind of pass ) spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive

"attending a motion picture show by the upper class was considered sluming in the early 20th century"

(... is a kind of pass ) spend the weekend

(... is a kind of pass ) spend or take a vacation

(... is a kind of pass ) spend time in prison or in a labor camp

"He did six years for embezzlement"

(... is a kind of pass ) spend or pass, as with boredom or in a pleasant manner; of time

(... is a kind of pass ) spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily

(... is a kind of pass ) spend the winter

"We wintered on the Riviera" "Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island"

(... is a kind of pass ) spend the summer

"We summered in Kashmir"

Definition 40: be superior or better than some standard - [verb of stative]

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

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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) distinguish oneself

"She excelled in math"

Definition 41: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point - [verb of stative]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass is a kind of ...) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

"Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back" "What is behind this behavior?"

(... is a kind of pass ) extend or reach

"The water came up to my waist" "The sleeves come to your knuckles"

(... is a kind of pass ) extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center

"spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel" "This plants radiate spines in all directions"

(... is a kind of pass ) extend in importance or range

"His accomplishments go far"

(... is a kind of pass ) run or pass below

(pass has a similar meaning as ...) change or be different within limits

"Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion" "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent" "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals" "My students range from very bright to dull"

Definition 42: of advancing the ball by throwing it - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a team with a good passing attack
  • a pass play

Synonyms for pass in the sense of this definition

(pass belongs to category ...) any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal

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