1. Of advancing the ball by throwing it (synset 301244800)
    "a team with a good passing attack"; "a pass play"
  1. (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls (synset 100128106)
    "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"
  2. (military) a written leave of absence (synset 115164512)
    "he had a pass for three days"
  3. (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate (synset 100561566)
    "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
  4. The location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks (synset 109409735)
    "we got through the pass before it started to snow"
  5. Any authorization to pass or go somewhere (synset 106703828)
    "the pass to visit had a strict time limit"
  6. A document indicating permission to do something without restrictions (synset 106703153)
    "the media representatives had special passes"
  7. A flight or run by an aircraft over a target (synset 100305418)
    "the plane turned to make a second pass"
  8. A bad or difficult situation or state of affairs (synset 113959972)
  9. A difficult juncture (synset 107433422)
    "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday"
  10. One complete cycle of operations (as by a computer) (synset 107356460)
    "it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"
  11. An automatic advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent (synset 107191150)
    "he had a bye in the first round"
  12. A permit to enter or leave a military installation (synset 106702971)
    "he had to show his pass in order to get out"
  13. A complimentary ticket (synset 106531360)
    "the star got passes for his family"
  14. A usually brief attempt (synset 100788715)
    "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
  15. (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team (synset 100106640)
    "the pass was fumbled"
  16. Success in satisfying a test or requirement (synset 100066395)
    "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
  1. Go across or through (synset 202054081)
    "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind"
  2. Move past (synset 202055618)
    "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"
  3. Make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation (synset 202472093)
    "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"
  4. Pass by (synset 202076777)
    "three years elapsed"
  5. Place into the hands or custody of (synset 202235554)
    "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
  6. Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope;
    Run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point (synset 202691775)
    "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"
  7. Travel past (synset 202053645)
    "The sports car passed all the trucks"
  8. Come to pass (synset 200340744)
    "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
  9. Go unchallenged;
    Be approved (synset 202529017)
    "The bill cleared the House"
  10. Use up a period of time in a specific way (synset 202714280)
    "how are you spending your summer vacation?"
  11. Pass over, across, or through (synset 201214794)
    "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
  12. Transmit information (synset 200744289)
    "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news"
  13. Disappear gradually (synset 200422644)
    "The pain eventually passed off"
  14. Go successfully through a test or a selection process (synset 202530710)
    "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"
  15. Be superior or better than some standard (synset 202674870)
    "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
  16. Accept or judge as acceptable (synset 202529619)
    "The teacher passed the student although he was weak"
  17. Allow to go without comment or censure (synset 202428309)
    "the insult passed as if unnoticed"
  18. Transfer to another;
    Of rights or property (synset 202226417)
    "Our house passed under his official control"
  19. Pass into a specified state or condition (synset 201976145)
    "He sank into nirvana"
  20. Throw (a ball) to another player (synset 202236255)
    "Smith passed"
  21. Be inherited by (synset 202234332)
    "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"
  22. Cause to pass (synset 202056400)
    "She passed around the plates"
  23. Grant authorization or clearance for (synset 200804987)
    "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
  24. Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life (synset 200359085)
    "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
  25. Eliminate from the body (synset 200072742)
    "Pass a kidney stone"

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