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Definition of "passed" []

  • To go onwards or move by or past (a person, thing, etc) (verb)
  • To run, extend, or lead through, over, or across (a place) (verb)
  • To go through or cause to go through (an obstacle or barrier) (verb)
  • To move or cause to move onwards or over (verb)
  • To go beyond or exceed (verb)
  • To gain or cause to gain an adequate or required mark, grade, or rating in (an examination, course, etc) (verb)
  • To elapse or allow to elapse (verb)
  • To take place or happen (verb)
  • To speak or exchange or be spoken or exchanged (verb)
  • To spread or cause to spread (verb)
  • To transfer or exchange or be transferred or exchanged (verb)
  • To undergo change or transition (verb)
  • To transfer or be transferred by inheritance (verb)
  • To agree to or sanction or to be agreed to or receive the sanction of a legislative body, person of authority, etc (verb)
  • (of a legislative measure) to undergo (a procedural stage) and be agreed (verb)
  • To pronounce or deliver (judgment, findings, etc) (verb)
  • To go or allow to go without comment or censure (verb)
  • To opt not to exercise a right, as by not answering a question or not making a bid or a play in card games (verb)
  • To discharge (urine, faeces, etc) from the body (verb)
  • To come to an end or disappear (verb)
  • To be likely to be mistaken for or accepted as (someone or something else) (verb)
  • To fail to declare (a dividend) (verb)
  • (of a court, jury, etc) to sit in judgment; adjudicate (verb)
  • To hit, kick, or throw (the ball) to another player (verb)
  • The act of passing (noun)
  • A route through a range of mountains where the summit is lower or where there is a gap between peaks (noun)
  • (capital as part of a name) (noun)
  • A way through any difficult region (noun)
  • A permit, licence, or authorization to do something without restriction (noun)
  • A document allowing entry to and exit from a military installation (noun)
  • A document authorizing leave of absence (noun)
  • The passing of a college or university examination to a satisfactory standard but not as high as honours (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A dive, sweep, or bombing or landing run by an aircraft (noun)
  • A motion of the hand or of a wand as a prelude to or part of a conjuring trick (noun)
  • An attempt, in words or action, to invite sexual intimacy (esp in the phrase make a pass at) (noun)
  • A state of affairs or condition, esp a bad or difficult one (esp in the phrase a pretty pass) (noun)
  • The transfer of a ball from one player to another (noun)
  • A thrust or lunge with a sword (noun)
  • The act of passing (making no bid) (noun)
  • A witty sally or remark (noun)
  • A call indicating that a player has no bid to make (exclamation)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of pass. (verb)

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  • That has passed beyond a certain point (chiefly in set collocations). (adjective)
  • That has passed a given qualification or examination; qualified. (adjective)

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Use "passed" in a sentence
  • "But… lunch passed, dinner passed… and soon the sky was dark… he still didn’t call."
  • "In early 1965 President Lyndon Johnson discussed the growing problem in Vietnam with Eisenhower, and the general remarked that he had ended the war in Korea by having the word passed through three different channels “telling the Chinese that they must agree to an armistice quickly, since he had decided to remove the restrictions of area and weapons if the war had to be continued.”"
  • "Following Ray's death, the title passed to youngster Daisey Bailey, who was a mere 113."