What is pass?

  • (verb): Grant authorization or clearance for.
    Synonyms: authorize, authorise, clear
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pass:

1999 MLS Supplemental Draft - Round 2
... of Notre Dame 15 Carlos Farias (F) San Jose Clash San Diego Flash 16 PASS Tampa Bay Mutiny 17 Juan Ramos (D) Miami Fusion Jacksonville Cyclones Nova Southeastern University 18 Gabe Jones (F) Dallas Burn ... Edward's University 19 PASS Miami Fusion 20 David Winner (GK) Colorado Rapids Miami Fusion University of Tampa 21 John DeBrito (M) Columbus Crew Kansas City Wizards Southern Connecticut State University 22 John ...
1999 MLS Supplemental Draft - Round 3
... Pick Player MLS Team Previous Team College 25 PASS New England Revolution 26 PASS Kansas City Wizards 27 Anthony Farace (F) San Jose Clash San ... United 36 PASS Chicago Fire ...
Hellfire Pass
... Hellfire Pass (Thai ช่องเขาขาด, known by the Japanese as Konyu Cutting) is the name of a railway cutting on the former "Death Railway" in ... The pass is noted for the harsh conditions and heavy loss of life suffered by its labourers during construction ... Hellfire Pass is so called because the sight of emaciated prisoners labouring at night by torchlight was said to resemble a scene from Hell ...
Characteristics of A Running Back - Receiving Ability
... and halfback Marshall Faulk, rank among the NFL's top 20 pass catchers ... have a specialist "third down back", who is skilled at catching passes or better at pass blocking and "picking up the blitz," and thus is often put in the game on third down and long ... defense by making them think he is being put into the game for a pass play, when the play is actually a run ...
1998 MLS Supplemental Draft - Round 3
30 Marco Ferruzzi (M) Los Angeles Galaxy Tampa Bay Mutiny University of North Carolina 31 PASS Tampa Bay Mutiny 32 PASS Kansas City Wizards 33 PASS Tampa Bay Mutiny 34 Darren Sawatzky (M/F ...

More definitions of "pass":

  • (verb): Accept or judge as acceptable.
    Example: "The teacher passed the student although he was weak"
  • (noun): A document indicating permission to do something without restrictions.
    Synonyms: laissez passer
  • (noun): A permit to enter or leave a military installation.
    Example: "He had to show his pass in order to get out"
    Synonyms: liberty chit
  • (noun): One complete cycle of operations (as by a computer).
    Example: "It was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"
  • (verb): Be identified, regarded, accepted, or mistaken for someone or something else; as by denying one's own ancestry or background.
    Example: "He could pass as his twin brother"; "She passed as a White woman even though her grandfather was Black"
  • (verb): Pass into a specified state or condition.
    Synonyms: sink, lapse
  • (noun): A flight or run by an aircraft over a target.
    Example: "The plane turned to make a second pass"
  • (verb): Transfer to another; of rights or property.
    Example: "Our house passed under his official control"
  • (verb): Go successfully through a test or a selection process.
    Synonyms: make it
  • (noun): A complementary (free) ticket.
    Example: "The start got passes for his family"
  • (noun): You advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent.
    Synonyms: bye
  • (noun): A difficult juncture.
    Example: "A pretty pass"
    Synonyms: head, straits
  • (noun): A bad or difficult situation or state of affairs.
    Synonyms: strait, straits
  • (noun): (military) a written leave of absence.
    Example: "He had a pass for three days"
  • (verb): Make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation.
    Synonyms: legislate
  • (noun): Success in satisfying a test or requirement.
    Example: "He got a pass in introductory chemistry"
    Synonyms: passing, qualifying
  • (verb): Go unchallenged; be approved.
    Synonyms: clear
  • (noun): (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls.
    Synonyms: base on balls, walk
  • (verb): Guide or pass over something.
    Synonyms: guide, run, draw
  • (adj): Of advancing the ball by throwing it.
    Example: "A pass play"
    Synonyms: passing
  • (noun): The location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks.
    Example: "We got through the pass before it started to snow"
    Synonyms: mountain pass, notch
  • (verb): Throw (a ball) to another player.
    Example: "Smith passed"
  • (noun): (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team.
    Example: "The pass was fumbled"
    Synonyms: toss, flip
  • (noun): Any authorization to pass or go somewhere.
    Example: "The pass to visit had a strict time limit"
    Synonyms: passport
  • (verb): Pass (time) in a specific way.
    Synonyms: spend
  • (verb): Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point.
    Synonyms: run, go, lead, extend
  • (verb): Allow to go without comment or censure.
    Example: "The insult passed as if unnoticed"

Famous quotes containing the word pass:

    Say “Yessum” to the ladies, an’ “Yessur” to the men,
    And when they’s company, don’t pass yer plate for pie again;
    But, thinkin’ of the things yer’d like to see upon that tree,
    Jes ‘fore Christmas be as good as yer kin be!
    Eugene Field (1850–1895)

    Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 13:31.

    Jesus.

    He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by chance—but he who knows it and can judge it and has a true taste for it.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)