Definition of "passes" []

  • Common; widespread (adjective)
  • Of, including, applying to, or participated in by all or most of the members of a group, category, or community (adjective)
  • Relating to various branches of an activity, profession, etc; not specialized (adjective)
  • Including various or miscellaneous items (adjective)
  • Not specific as to detail; overall (adjective)
  • Not definite; vague (adjective)
  • Applicable or true in most cases; usual (adjective)
  • Having superior or extended authority or rank (adjective)
  • Designating a degree awarded at some universities, studied at a lower academic standard than an honours degree (adjective)
  • Relating to or involving the entire body or many of its parts; systemic (adjective)
  • (of a statement) not specifying an individual subject but quantifying over a domain (adjective)
  • An officer of a rank senior to lieutenant general, esp one who commands a large military formation (noun)
  • Any person acting as a leader and applying strategy or tactics (noun)
  • A general condition or principle: opposed to particular (noun)
  • A title for the head of a religious order, congregation, etc (noun)
  • The people; public (noun)
  • Plural form of pass. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pass. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "passes" in a sentence
  • "That's right, answer the question "Why should Viator give YOU backstage passes to the Sydney Opera House?" in 10 words or less, and you could win 2 free backstage passes* for the Sydney Opera House."
  • "[_An_ Old Woman _passes the window slowly; she looks at_ MICHAEL _as she passes."
  • "Risk from loss by fire or elements should be assumed by the owner until the title passes to you."