[noun] (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls" Synonyms: base on balls, walk
[noun] (military) a written leave of absence; "he had a pass for three days"
[noun] (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long" Synonyms: ing play, ing game, ing
[noun] the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow" Synonyms: mountain notch
[noun] any authorization to pass or go somewhere; "the pass to visit had a strict time limit" Synonyms: port
[noun] a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions; "the media representatives had special passes" Synonyms: laissez er
[noun] a flight or run by an aircraft over a target; "the plane turned to make a second pass"
[noun] a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs Synonyms: strait, straits
[noun] a difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday" Synonyms: head, straits
[noun] one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer); "it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"
[noun] you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round" Synonyms: bye
[noun] a permit to enter or leave a military installation; "he had to show his pass in order to get out" Synonyms: liberty chit
[noun] a complementary (free) ticket; "the start got passes for his family"
[noun] a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl" Synonyms: crack, fling, go, whirl, offer
[noun] (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled" Synonyms: toss, flip
[noun] success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry" Synonyms: ing, qualifying
[verb] go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind" Synonyms: go through, go across
[verb] pass by; "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: travel by, by, surgo past, go by
[verb] make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people's spend their free time" Synonyms: legislate
[verb] place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers" Synonyms: hand, reach, on, turn over, give
[verb] stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "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: run, go, lead, extend
[verb] travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks" Synonyms: overtake, overhaul
[verb] accept or judge as acceptable; "The teacher passed the student although he was weak"
[verb] allow to go without comment or censure; "the insult passed as if unnoticed"
[verb] transfer to another; of rights or property; "Our house passed under his official control"
[verb] pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into Nirvana" Synonyms: sink, lapse
[verb] be identified, regarded, accepted, or mistaken for someone or something else; as by denying one's own ancestry or background; "He could pass as his twin brother"; "She passed as a White woman even though her grandfather was Black"
[verb] throw (a ball) to another player; "Smith passed"
[verb] be inherited by; "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: fall, return, devolve
[verb] cause to pass; "She passed around the plates" Synonyms: make
[verb] grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography" Synonyms: authorize, authorise, clear
[verb] pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully" Synonyms: die, decease, perish, go, exit, away, expire