- Ⅰ.pass  ► VERB 1) move or go onward, past, through, or across. 2) change from one state or condition to another. 3) transfer (something) to someone. 4) kick, hit, or throw (the ball) to a teammate. 5) (of time) go by. 6) occupy or spend (time). 7) be done or said: not another word passed between them. 8) come to an end. 9) be successful in (an examination, test, or course). 10) declare to be satisfactory. 11) approve or put into effect (a proposal or law) by voting. 12) utter (remarks) or pronounce (a judgement or sentence). 13) forgo one's turn or an opportunity to do or have something. 14) discharge (urine or faeces) from the body.► NOUN 1) an act of passing. 2) a success in an examination. 3) an official document authorizing the holder to have access to, use, or do something. 4) informal an amorous or sexual advance. 5) a particular state of affairs. 6) Computing a single scan through a set of data or a program.● come to a pretty pass — Cf. ↑come to a pretty pass● pass as/for — Cf. ↑pass for● pass away — Cf. ↑pass away● pass one's eye over — Cf. ↑pass one's eye over● pass off — Cf. ↑pass off● pass off as — Cf. ↑pass off as● pass out — Cf. ↑pass out● pass over — Cf. ↑pass over● pass up — Cf. ↑pass upDERIVATIVES passer noun.ORIGIN Old French passer, from Latin passus 'pace' .Ⅱ.pass  ► NOUN ▪ a route over or through mountains.● sell the pass — Cf. ↑sell the pass
English terms dictionary. 2015.