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Definition of "pass" []

  • To move on or ahead; proceed. (verb-intransitive)
  • To extend; run: The river passes through our land. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move by: The band passed and the crowd cheered. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move past another vehicle: The sports car passed on the right. (verb-intransitive)
  • To gain passage despite obstacles: pass through difficult years. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pass" in a sentence
  • "However, on reflection, a few of us felt that system was too rigid, so we changed it once again, to pass,/pass*."
  • ": UNLOCK echo Enter password to Unlock folder set/p "pass = >" if NOT % pass% = = type your password here goto FAIL attrib - h - s "Control Panel. {"
  • "If it was the latter, then Congress was either equally venturesome, or inattentive, because they let the phrase pass without comment."