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  6  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pass  \Pass\,  n. 
  In  football,  hockey,  etc.,  a  transfer  of  the  ball,  etc.,  to 
  another  player  of  one's  side  usually  at  some  distance. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pass  \Pass\,  v.  i. 
  In  football,  hockey,  etc.,  to  make  pass;  to  transfer  the 
  ball,  etc.,  to  another  player  of  one's  own  side 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pass  \Pass\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Passed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Passing}.]  [F.  passer,  LL  passare,  fr  L.  passus  step,  or 
  from  pandere,  passum,  to  spread  out  lay  open  See  {Pace}.] 
  1.  To  go  to  move  to  proceed;  to  be  moved  or  transferred 
  from  one  point  to  another;  to  make  a  transit;  --  usually 
  with  a  following  adverb  or  adverbal  phrase  defining  the 
  kind  or  manner  of  motion;  as  to  pass  on  by  out  in 
  etc.;  to  pass  swiftly,  directly,  smoothly,  etc.;  to  pass 
  to  the  rear,  under  the  yoke,  over  the  bridge,  across  the 
  field,  beyond  the  border,  etc  ``But  now  pass  over  [i.  e., 
  pass  on].''  --Chaucer. 
  On  high  behests  his  angels  to  and  fro  Passed 
  frequent.  --Milton. 
  Sweet  sounds  rose  slowly  through  their  mouths,  And 
  from  their  bodies  passed.  --Coleridge. 
  2.  To  move  or  be  transferred  from  one  state  or  condition  to 
  another;  to  change  possession,  condition,  or 
  circumstances;  to  undergo  transition;  as  the  business  has 
  passed  into  other  hands. 
  Others  dissatisfied  with  what  they  have  .  .  .  pass 
  from  just  to  unjust.  --Sir  W. 
  3.  To  move  beyond  the  range  of  the  senses  or  of  knowledge;  to 
  pass  away  hence  to  disappear;  to  vanish;  to  depart; 
  specifically,  to  depart  from  life;  to  die. 
  Disturb  him  not  let  him  pass  paceably.  --Shak. 
  Beauty  is  a  charm,  but  soon  the  charm  will  pass. 
  The  passing  of  the  sweetest  soul  That  ever  looked 
  with  human  eyes.  --Tennyson. 
  4.  To  move  or  to  come  into  being  or  under  notice;  to  come  and 
  go  in  consciousness;  hence  to  take  place  to  occur;  to 
  happen;  to  come  to  occur  progressively  or  in  succession; 
  to  be  present  transitorily. 
  So  death  passed  upon  all  men.  --Rom.  v.  12. 
  Our  own  consciousness  of  what  passes  within  our  own 
  mind.  --I.  Watts. 
  5.  To  go  by  or  glide  by  as  time;  to  elapse;  to  be  spent;  as 
  their  vacation  passed  pleasantly. 
  Now  the  time  is  far  passed.  --Mark  vi  35 
  6.  To  go  from  one  person  to  another;  hence  to  be  given  and 
  taken  freely;  as  clipped  coin  will  not  pass;  to  obtain 
  general  acceptance;  to  be  held  or  regarded;  to  circulate; 
  to  be  current;  --  followed  by  for  before  a  word  denoting 
  value  or  estimation.  ``Let  him  pass  for  a  man.''  --Shak. 
  False  eloquence  passeth  only  where  true  is  not 
  understood.  --Felton. 
  This  will  not  pass  for  a  fault  in  him  --Atterbury. 
  7.  To  advance  through  all  the  steps  or  stages  necessary  to 
  validity  or  effectiveness;  to  be  carried  through  a  body 
  that  has  power  to  sanction  or  reject;  to  receive 
  legislative  sanction;  to  be  enacted;  as  the  resolution 
  passed;  the  bill  passed  both  houses  of  Congress. 
  8.  To  go  through  any  inspection  or  test  successfully;  to  be 
  approved  or  accepted;  as  he  attempted  the  examination, 
  but  did  not  expect  to  pass. 
  9.  To  be  suffered  to  go  on  to  be  tolerated;  hence  to 
  continue;  to  live  along  ``The  play  may  pass.''  --Shak. 
  10.  To  go  unheeded  or  neglected;  to  proceed  without  hindrance 
  or  opposition;  as  we  let  this  act  pass. 
  11.  To  go  beyond  bounds;  to  surpass;  to  be  in  excess.  [Obs.] 
  ``This  passes,  Master  Ford.''  --Shak. 
  12.  To  take  heed;  to  care  [Obs.] 
  As  for  these  silken-coated  slaves,  I  pass  not 
  13.  To  go  through  the  intestines.  --Arbuthnot. 
  14.  (Law)  To  be  conveyed  or  transferred  by  will  deed,  or 
  other  instrument  of  conveyance;  as  an  estate  passes  by  a 
  certain  clause  in  a  deed.  --Mozley  &  W. 
  15.  (Fencing)  To  make  a  lunge  or  pass;  to  thrust. 
  16.  (Card  Playing  &  other  games)  To  decline  to  take  an 
  optional  action  when  it  is  one's  turn,  as  to  decline  to 
  bid,  or  to  bet,  or  to  play  a  card;  in  euchre,  to  decline 
  to  make  the  trump. 
  She  would  not  play,  yet  must  not  pass.  --Prior. 
  17.  In  football,  hockey,  etc.,  to  make  a  pass;  to  transfer 
  the  ball,  etc.,  to  another  player  of  one's  own  side 
  [Webster  1913  Suppl.] 
  {To  bring  to  pass},  {To  come  to  pass}.  See  under  {Bring},  and 
  {To  pass  away},  to  disappear;  to  die;  to  vanish.  ``The 
  heavens  shall  pass  away.''  --2  Pet.  iii.  10.  ``I  thought 
  to  pass  away  before  but  yet  alive  I  am.''  --Tennyson. 
  {To  pass  by},  to  go  near  and  beyond  a  certain  person  or 
  place  as  he  passed  by  as  we  stood  there 
  {To  pass  into},  to  change  by  a  gradual  transmission;  to  blend 
  or  unite  with 
  {To  pass  on},  to  proceed. 
  {To  pass  on}  or  {upon}. 
  a  To  happen  to  to  come  upon  to  affect.  ``So  death 
  passed  upon  all  men.''  --Rom.  v.  12.  ``Provided  no 
  indirect  act  pass  upon  our  prayers  to  define  them.'' 
  --Jer.  Taylor. 
  b  To  determine  concerning;  to  give  judgment  or  sentence 
  upon  ``We  may  not  pass  upon  his  life.''  --Shak. 
  {To  pass  off},  to  go  away  to  cease;  to  disappear;  as  an 
  agitation  passes  off 
  {To  pass  over},  to  go  from  one  side  or  end  to  the  other  to 
  cross,  as  a  river,  road,  or  bridge. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pass  \Pass\,  v.  t. 
  1.  In  simple,  transitive  senses  as: 
  a  To  go  by  beyond,  over  through  or  the  like  to 
  proceed  from  one  side  to  the  other  of  as  to  pass  a 
  house,  a  stream,  a  boundary,  etc 
  b  Hence:  To  go  from  one  limit  to  the  other  of  to  spend; 
  to  live  through  to  have  experience  of  to  undergo;  to 
  suffer.  ``To  pass  commodiously  this  life.''  --Milton. 
  She  loved  me  for  the  dangers  I  had  passed. 
  c  To  go  by  without  noticing;  to  omit  attention  to  to 
  take  no  note  of  to  disregard. 
  Please  you  that  I  may  pass  This  doing  --Shak. 
  I  pass  their  warlike  pomp,  their  proud  array. 
  d  To  transcend;  to  surpass;  to  excel;  to  exceed. 
  And  strive  to  pass  .  .  .  Their  native  music  by 
  her  skillful  art.  --Spenser. 
  Whose  tender  power  Passes  the  strength  of  storms 
  in  their  most  desolate  hour.  --Byron. 
  e  To  go  successfully  through  as  an  examination,  trail, 
  test,  etc.;  to  obtain  the  formal  sanction  of  as  a 
  legislative  body;  as  he  passed  his  examination;  the 
  bill  passed  the  senate. 
  2.  In  causative  senses:  as: 
  a  To  cause  to  move  or  go  to  send  to  transfer  from  one 
  person,  place  or  condition  to  another;  to  transmit; 
  to  deliver;  to  hand;  to  make  over  as  the  waiter 
  passed  bisquit  and  cheese;  the  torch  was  passed  from 
  hand  to  hand. 
  I  had  only  time  to  pass  my  eye  over  the  medals. 
  Waller  passed  over  five  thousand  horse  and  foot 
  by  Newbridge  --Clarendon. 
  b  To  cause  to  pass  the  lips;  to  utter;  to  pronounce; 
  hence  to  promise;  to  pledge;  as  to  pass  sentence. 
  Father,  thy  word  is  passed.  --Milton. 
  c  To  cause  to  advance  by  stages  of  progress;  to  carry  on 
  with  success  through  an  ordeal,  examination,  or 
  action  specifically,  to  give  legal  or  official 
  sanction  to  to  ratify;  to  enact;  to  approve  as  valid 
  and  just  as  he  passed  the  bill  through  the 
  committee;  the  senate  passed  the  law. 
  e  To  put  in  circulation;  to  give  currency  to  as  to 
  pass  counterfeit  money.  ``Pass  the  happy  news.'' 
  f  To  cause  to  obtain  entrance,  admission,  or  conveyance; 
  as  to  pass  a  person  into  a  theater,  or  over  a 
  3.  To  emit  from  the  bowels;  to  evacuate. 
  4.  (Naut.)  To  take  a  turn  with  (a  line  gasket,  etc.),  as 
  around  a  sail  in  furling,  and  make  secure. 
  5.  (Fencing)  To  make  as  a  thrust,  punto,  etc  --Shak. 
  {Passed  midshipman}.  See  under  Midshipman. 
  {To  pass  a  dividend},  to  omit  the  declaration  and  payment  of 
  a  dividend  at  the  time  when  due. 
  {To  pass  away},  to  spend;  to  waste.  ``Lest  she  pass  away  the 
  flower  of  her  age.''  --Ecclus.  xlii  9. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pass  \Pass\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  pas  (for  sense  1),  and  passe,  fr  passer 
  to  pass.  See  {Pass},  v.  i.] 
  1.  An  opening,  road,  or  track,  available  for  passing; 
  especially,  one  through  or  over  some  dangerous  or 
  otherwise  impracticable  barrier;  a  passageway;  a  defile;  a 
  ford;  as  a  mountain  pass. 
  ``Try  not  the  pass!''  the  old  man  said 
  2.  (Fencing)  A  thrust  or  push  an  attempt  to  stab  or  strike 
  an  adversary.  --Shak. 
  3.  A  movement  of  the  hand  over  or  along  anything  the 
  manipulation  of  a  mesmerist. 
  4.  (Rolling  Metals)  A  single  passage  of  a  bar,  rail,  sheet, 
  etc.,  between  the  rolls. 
  5.  State  of  things  condition;  predicament. 
  Have  his  daughters  brought  him  to  this  pass.  --Shak. 
  Matters  have  been  brought  to  this  pass.  --South. 
  6.  Permission  or  license  to  pass,  or  to  go  and  come  a 
  psssport;  a  ticket  permitting  free  transit  or  admission; 
  as  a  railroad  or  theater  pass;  a  military  pass. 
  A  ship  sailing  under  the  flag  and  pass  of  an  enemy. 
  7.  Fig.:  a  thrust;  a  sally  of  wit.  --Shak. 
  8.  Estimation;  character.  [Obs.] 
  Common  speech  gives  him  a  worthy  pass.  --Shak. 
  9.  [Cf.  {Passus}.]  A  part  a  division.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
  {Pass  boat}  (Naut.),  a  punt,  or  similar  boat. 
  {Pass  book}. 
  a  A  book  in  which  a  trader  enters  articles  bought  on 
  credit,  and  then  passes  or  sends  it  to  the  purchaser. 
  b  See  {Bank  book}. 
  {Pass  box}  (Mil.),  a  wooden  or  metallic  box,  used  to  carry 
  cartridges  from  the  service  magazine  to  the  piece. 
  {Pass  check},  a  ticket  of  admission  to  a  place  of 
  entertainment,  or  of  readmission  for  one  who  goes  away  in 
  expectation  of  returning. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  (football)  of  advancing  the  ball  by  throwing  it  "a  team 
  with  a  good  passing  attack";  "a  pass  play"  [syn:  {passing(a)}, 
  {pass(a)}]  [ant:  {running(a)}] 
  n  1:  (baseball)  an  advance  to  first  base  by  a  batter  who  receives 
  four  balls;  "he  worked  the  picher  for  a  base  on  balls" 
  [syn:  {base  on  balls},  {walk}] 
  2:  (military)  a  written  leave  of  absence;  "he  had  a  pass  for 
  three  days" 
  3:  a  football  play  that  involves  one  player  throwing  the  ball 
  to  a  teammate;  "the  coach  sent  in  a  passing  play  on  third 
  and  long"  [syn:  {passing  play},  {passing  game},  {passing}] 
  4:  the  location  in  a  range  of  mountains  of  a  geological 
  formation  that  is  lower  than  the  surrounding  peaks;  "we 
  got  through  the  pass  before  it  started  to  snow"  [syn:  {mountain 
  pass},  {notch}] 
  5:  any  authorization  to  pass  or  go  somewhere;  "the  pass  to 
  visit  had  a  strict  time  limit"  [syn:  {passport}] 
  6:  a  document  indicating  permission  to  do  something  without 
  restrictions;  "the  media  representatives  had  special 
  passes"  [syn:  {laissez  passer}] 
  7:  a  flight  or  run  by  an  aircraft  over  a  target;  "the  plane 
  turned  to  make  a  second  pass" 
  8:  a  bad  or  difficult  situation  or  state  of  affairs  [syn:  {strait}, 
  9:  a  difficult  juncture;  "a  pretty  pass";  "matters  came  to  a 
  head  yesterday"  [syn:  {head},  {straits}] 
  10:  one  complete  cycle  of  operations  (as  by  a  computer);  "it  was 
  not  possible  to  complete  the  computation  in  a  single 
  11:  you  advance  to  the  next  round  in  a  tournament  without 
  playing  an  opponent;  "he  had  a  bye  in  the  first  round" 
  [syn:  {bye}] 
  12:  a  permit  to  enter  or  leave  a  military  installation;  "he  had 
  to  show  his  pass  in  order  to  get  out"  [syn:  {liberty  chit}] 
  13:  a  complementary  free  ticket;  "the  start  got  passes  for  his 
  14:  a  usually  brief  attempt;  "he  took  a  crack  at  it";  "I  gave  it 
  a  whirl"  [syn:  {crack},  {fling},  {go},  {whirl},  {offer}] 
  15:  (sports)  the  act  of  throwing  the  ball  to  another  member  of 
  your  team;  "the  pass  was  fumbled"  [syn:  {toss},  {flip}] 
  16:  success  in  satisfying  a  test  or  requirement;  "his  future 
  depended  on  his  passing  that  test";  "he  got  a  pass  in 
  introductory  chemistry"  [syn:  {passing},  {qualifying}] 
  [ant:  {failing}] 
  v  1:  go  across  or  through  "We  passed  the  point  where  the  police 
  car  had  parked";  "A  terrible  thought  went  through  his 
  mind"  [syn:  {go  through},  {go  across}] 
  2:  pass  by  "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"  [syn:  {travel  by},  {pass 
  by},  {surpass},  {go  past},  {go  by}] 
  3:  make  laws,  bills,  etc.:  "They  passed  the  amendment"  [syn:  {legislate}] 
  4:  pass  by  as  of  time  [syn:  {elapse},  {lapse},  {slip  by},  {glide 
  by},  {slip  away},  {go  by},  {slide  by},  {go  along}] 
  5:  place  into  the  hands  or  custody  of  "Turn  the  files  over  to 
  me  please";  "He  turned  over  the  prisoner  to  his  lawyers" 
  [syn:  {hand},  {reach},  {pass  on},  {turn  over},  {give}] 
  6:  stretch  out  over  a  distance,  space,  time,  or  scope;  run  or 
  extend  between  two  points  or  beyond  a  certain  point; 
  "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"  [syn:  {run},  {go},  {lead},  {extend}] 
  7:  travel  past,  as  of  a  vehicle;  "The  sports  car  passed  all  the 
  trucks"  "  [syn:  {overtake},  {overhaul}] 
  8:  come  to  pass;  occur:  "What  is  happening?";  "The  meeting  took 
  place  off  without  an  incidence";  "Nothing  occurred  that 
  seemed  important"  [syn:  {happen},  {hap},  {go  on},  {pass 
  off},  {occur},  {come  about},  {take  place}] 
  9:  go  unchallenged;  be  approved;  "The  bill  cleared  the  House" 
  [syn:  {clear}] 
  10:  pass  in  a  specific  way  as  of  time  [syn:  {spend}] 
  11:  guide  or  pass  over  something  "He  ran  his  eyes  over  her 
  naked  body."  "She  ran  her  fingers  along  the  carved 
  figurine."  [syn:  {guide},  {run}] 
  12:  let  know  pass  information  on  (to  someone);  "Please 
  communicate  this  message  to  all  employees"  [syn:  {communicate}, 
  {pass  on},  {put  across}] 
  13:  disappear  gradually;  as  of  emotions,  for  example;  "The  pain 
  eventually  passed  off"  [syn:  {evanesce},  {fade},  {blow 
  over},  {pass  off},  {fleet}] 
  14:  pass  a  test  or  a  screening,  for  example 
  15:  go  beyond;  "She  exceeded  out  expectations"  [syn:  {exceed},  {transcend}, 
  {overstep},  {go  past},  {top}] 
  16:  accept  or  judge  as  acceptable;  "The  teacher  passed  the 
  student  although  we  was  weak"  [ant:  {fail}] 
  17:  allow  to  go  without  comment  or  censure:  "the  insult  passed 
  as  if  unnoticed" 
  18:  transfer  to  another;  of  rights  or  property;  "Our  house 
  passed  under  his  official  control" 
  19:  pass  into  a  specified  state  or  condition:  "He  sank  into 
  Nirvana"  [syn:  {sink},  {lapse}] 
  20:  get  a  passing  grade  in  an  exams  [syn:  {nail},  {make  it}] 
  [ant:  {fail}] 
  21:  throw  (a  ball)  to  another  player;  "Smith  passed" 
  22:  be  inherited  by  "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"  [syn:  {fall},  {return}, 
  23:  cause  to  pass:  "She  passed  around  the  plates"  [syn:  {make 
  24:  grant  authorization  or  clearance  for  "Clear  the  manuscript 
  fpr  publication"  [syn:  {authorize},  {authorise},  {clear}] 
  25:  eliminate  from  the  body;  "Pass  a  kidney  stone"  [syn:  {excrete}, 
  {egest},  {eliminate}] 

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