English dictionary definition of:

passes


Noun

  • (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
  • (military) a written leave of absence
  • (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
  • the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
  • any authorization to pass or go somewhere
  • a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions
  • a flight or run by an aircraft over a target
  • a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
  • a difficult juncture
  • one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer)
  • you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
  • a permit to enter or leave a military installation
  • a complimentary ticket
  • a usually brief attempt
  • (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
  • success in satisfying a test or requirement

Verb

  • go across or through
  • move past
  • make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
  • pass by
  • place into the hands or custody of
  • stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  • travel past
  • come to pass
  • go unchallenged; be approved
  • pass time in a specific way
  • pass over, across, or through
  • transmit information
  • disappear gradually
  • go successfully through a test or a selection process
  • be superior or better than some standard
  • accept or judge as acceptable
  • allow to go without comment or censure
  • transfer to another; of rights or property
  • pass into a specified state or condition
  • throw (a ball) to another player
  • be inherited by
  • cause to pass
  • grant authorization or clearance for
  • pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  • eliminate from the body

Adjective

  • of advancing the ball by throwing it

Thesaurus

authorise British English spelling   authorize American English spelling   bye   choke   clear   communicate   conk   crack   croak   decease   devolve   die   draw   egest   elapse   eliminate   evanesce   exceed   excrete   exit   expire   extend   fade   fall   fleet   fling   flip   give   go   guide   hand   hap   happen   head   lapse   lead   legislate   notch   occur   offer   overhaul   overstep   overtake   passing   passport   perish   qualifying   reach   return   run   sink   spend   strait   straits   surpass   top   toss   transcend   walk   whirl  

Scrabble score for passes


Scrabble score = 8

generated at 04:47:43 on 13-03-20

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