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Definition of "pass up" [pass up]

  • Used other than as an idiom: see pass,‎ up. (verb)
  • To refuse (not accept); forgo. (verb)

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Use "pass up" in a sentence
  • "The number three man in the last of our flights was not quite so fortunate, since the Migs I had been forced to pass up as they took off from Phuc Yen had now settled on my last flight as their prime target."
  • "The royal army at New York, under command of General Howe, is to pass up the Hudson River; and, calculating on success in all quarters, the three armies are to form a junction at Albany."
  • "Agincourt then watched one torpedo pass up her port side and the other up the starboard side."