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Definizione monolingua e traduzione pass

Inglese grammatica



pass (third-person singular simple present passes, present participle passing, simple past and past participle passed)

  1. (intransitive) To move or be moved from one place to another.
    They passed from room to room.
  2. (transitive) To go past, by, over, or through; to proceed from one side to the other of; to move past.
    You will pass a house on your right.
  3. (intransitive) To change from one state to another.
    He passed from youth into old age.
  4. (intransitive) (of time) To elapse, to be spent.
    Their vacation passed pleasantly.
  5. (transitive) (of time) To spend.
    what will we do to pass the time?
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Milton:
      To pass commodiously this life.
  6. (intransitive) To happen.
    It will soon come to pass.
    • 1876, The Dilemma, Chapter LIII, republished in Littells Living Age, series 5, volume 14, page 274:
      [...] for the memory of what passed while at that place is almost blank.
  7. (intransitive) To depart, to cease, to come to an end.
    At first, she was worried, but that feeling soon passed.
    • 1995, Penny Richards, The Greatest Gift of All:
      The crisis passed as shed prayed it would, but it remained to be seen just how much damage had been done.
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Dryden:
      Beauty is a charm, but soon the charm will pass.
  8. (intransitive) (often with ""on"" or ""away"") To die.
    His grandmother passed yesterday.
    His grandmother passed away yesterday.
    His grandmother passed on yesterday.
  9. (intransitive, transitive) To go successfully through (an examination, trail, test, etc).
    He passed his examination.
    He attempted the examination, but did not expect to pass.
  10. (intransitive, transitive) To advance through all the steps or stages necessary to become valid or effective; to obtain the formal sanction of (a legislative body).
    Despite the efforts of the opposition, the bill passed.
    The bill passed both houses of Congress.
    The bill passed the Senate, but did not pass in the House.
  11. (intransitive) To be be tolerated as a substitute for something else, to ""do"".
    It isnt ideal, but it will pass.
  12. (intransitive, law) To be conveyed or transferred by will, deed, or other instrument of conveyance.
    The estate passes by the third clause in Mr Smiths deed to his son.
    When the old king passed away with only a daughter as an heir, the throne passed to a woman for the first time in centuries.
  13. (transitive, sports) To move (the ball or puck) to a teammate.
  14. (intransitive, fencing) To make a lunge or swipe.
  15. (intransitive) In any game, to decline to play in ones turn.
    1. (intransitive) In euchre, to decline to make the trump.

    pass (plural passes)

    1. An opening, road, or track, available for passing; especially, one through or over some dangerous or otherwise impracticable barrier such as a mountain range; a passageway; a defile; a ford.
      a mountain pass
      • (Can we date this quote?) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:
        ""Try not the pass!"" the old man said.
    2. A single movement, especially of a hand, at, over, or along anything.
      • 1921, John Griffin, ""Trailing the Grizzly in Oregon"", in Forest and Stream, pages 389-391 and 421-424, republished by Jeanette Prodgers in 1997 in The Only Good Bear is a Dead Bear, page 35:
        [The bear] made a pass at the dog, but he swung out and above him [...]
    3. A single passage of a tool over something, or of something over a tool.
    4. (fencing) A thrust or push; an attempt to stab or strike an adversary.
    5. (figuratively) A thrust; a sally of wit.
    6. A sexual advance.
      The man kicked his friend out of the house after he made a pass at his wife.
    7. (sports) The act of moving the ball or puck from one player to another.
    8. (rail transport) A passing of two trains in the same direction on a single track, when one is put into a siding to let the other overtake it.
    9. Permission or license to pass, or to go and come.
      • (Can we date this quote?) James Kent:
        A ship sailing under the flag and pass of an enemy.
    10. A document granting permission to pass or to go and come; a passport; a ticket permitting free transit or admission; as, a railroad or theater pass; a military pass.
    11. (baseball) An intentional walk.
      Smith was given a pass after Jones double.
    12. The state of things; condition; predicament; impasse.
      • (Can we date this quote?) Shakespeare:
        What, have his daughters brought him to this pass?
      • (Can we date this quote?) Robert South:
        Matters have been brought to this pass, that, if one among a mans sons had any blemish, he laid him aside for the ministry...
    13. (obsolete) Estimation; character.
      • (Can we date this quote?) Shakespeare:
        Common speech gives him a worthy pass.
    14. (obsolete, Chaucer, compare passus) A part, a division.
    15. The area in a restaurant kitchen where the finished dishes are passed from the chefs to the waiting staff.
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