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Pass

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive), Adjective, Interjection

CIDE DICTIONARY

Passv. i. [F. passer, LL. passare, fr. L. passus step, or from pandere, passum, to spread out, lay open. See Pace.].
  •  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.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "On high behests his angels to and fro
    Passed frequent.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Sweet sounds rose slowly through their mouths,
    And from their bodies passed.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Others, dissatisfied with what they have, . . . pass from just to unjust."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Disturb him not, let him pass paceably."  [1913 Webster]
    "Beauty is a charm, but soon the charm will pass."  [1913 Webster]
    "The passing of the sweetest soul
    That ever looked with human eyes.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "So death passed upon all men."  [1913 Webster]
    "Our own consciousness of what passes within our own mind."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go by or glide by, as time; to elapse; to be spent; as, their vacation passed pleasantly.  [1913 Webster]
    "Now the time is far passed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "False eloquence passeth only where true is not understood."  [1913 Webster]
    "This will not pass for a fault in him."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go through any inspection or test successfully; to be approved or accepted; as, he attempted the examination, but did not expect to pass.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be suffered to go on; to be tolerated; hence, to continue; to live along.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go unheeded or neglected; to proceed without hindrance or opposition; as, we let this act pass.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go beyond bounds; to surpass; to be in excess.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To take heed; to care.  [1913 Webster]
    "As for these silken-coated slaves, I pass not."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go through the intestines.  Arbuthnot.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make a lunge or pass; to thrust.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To decline to play in one's turn; in euchre, to decline to make the trump.  [1913 Webster]
    "She would not play, yet must not pass."  [1913 Webster]
To bring to pass, To come to pass. See under Bring, and Come. -- 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 To pass 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.
Passv. t. 
  •  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.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "She loved me for the dangers I had passed."  [1913 Webster]
    "Please you that I may pass This doing."  [1913 Webster]
    "I pass their warlike pomp, their proud array."  [1913 Webster]
    "And strive to pass . . .
    Their native music by her skillful art.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Whose tender power
    Passes the strength of storms in their most desolate hour.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "I had only time to pass my eye over the medals."  [1913 Webster]
    "Waller passed over five thousand horse and foot by Newbridge."  [1913 Webster]
    "Father, thy word is passed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To emit from the bowels; to evacuate.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To take a turn with (a line, gasket, etc.), as around a sail in furling, and make secure.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make, as a thrust, punto, etc.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
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.<-- (b) to die --> -- To pass by. (a) To disregard; to neglect. (b) To excuse; to spare; to overlook. -- To pass off, to impose fraudulently; to palm off.Passed himself off as a bishop.” Macaulay. -- To pass (something) on (some one) or To pass (something) upon (some one), to put upon as a trick or cheat; to palm off. “She passed the child on her husband for a boy.” Dryden. -- To pass over, to overlook; not to note or resent; as, to pass over an affront.
Passn. [Cf. F. pas (for sense 1), and passe, fr. passer to pass. See Pass, v. i.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "“Try not the pass!” the old man said."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A thrust or push; an attempt to stab or strike an adversary.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A movement of the hand over or along anything; the manipulation of a mesmerist.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A single passage of a bar, rail, sheet, etc., between the rolls.  [1913 Webster]
  •  State of things; condition; predicament.  [1913 Webster]
    "Have his daughters brought him to this pass."  [1913 Webster]
    "Matters have been brought to this pass."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "A ship sailing under the flag and pass of an enemy."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: a thrust; a sally of wit.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Estimation; character.  [1913 Webster]
    "Common speech gives him a worthy pass."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A part; a division.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In football, hockey, and other team sports, a transfer of the ball, puck, etc., to another player of one's own team, usually at some distance. In American football, the pass is through the air by an act of throwing the ball.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Pass, v. & n.
--v. (past part. passed) (see also PAST).
1 intr. (often foll. by along, by, down, on, etc.) move onward; proceed, esp. past some point of reference (saw the procession passing).
2 tr. a go past; leave (a thing etc.) on one side or behind in proceeding. b overtake, esp. in a vehicle. c go across (a frontier, mountain range, etc.).
3 intr. & tr. be transferred or cause to be transferred from one person or place to another (pass the butter; the title passes to his son).
4 tr. surpass; be too great for (it passes my comprehension).
5 intr. get through; effect a passage.
6 intr. a be accepted as adequate; go uncensored (let the matter pass). b (foll. by as, for) be accepted or currently known as. c US (of a person with some Black ancestry) be accepted as White.
7 tr. move; cause to go (passed her hand over her face; passed a rope round it).
8 a intr. (of a candidate in an examination) be successful. b tr. be successful in (an examination). c tr. (of an examiner) judge the performance of (a candidate) to be satisfactory.
9 a tr. (of a bill) be examined and approved by (a parliamentary body or process). b tr. cause or allow (a bill) to proceed to further legislative processes. c intr. (of a bill or proposal) be approved.
10 intr. a occur, elapse (the remark passed unnoticed; time passes slowly). b happen; be done or said (heard what passed between them).
11 a intr. circulate; be current. b tr. put into circulation (was passing forged cheques).
12 tr. spend or use up (a certain time or period) (passed the afternoon reading).
13 tr. (also absol.) (in field games) send (the ball) to another player of one's own side.
14 intr. forgo one's turn or chance in a game etc.
15 intr. (foll. by to, into) change from one form (to another).
16 intr. come to an end.
17 tr. discharge from the body as or with excreta.
18 tr. (foll. by on, upon) a utter (criticism) about. b pronounce (a judicial sentence) on.
19 intr. (often foll. by on, upon) adjudicate.
20 tr. not declare or pay (a dividend).
21 tr. cause (troops etc.) to go by esp. ceremonially.
--n.
1 an act or instance of passing.
2 a success in an examination. b Brit. the status of a university degree without honours.
3 written permission to pass into or out of a place, or to be absent from quarters.
4 a a ticket or permit giving free entry or access etc. b = free pass.
5 (in field games) a transference of the ball to another player on the same side.
6 a thrust in fencing.
7 a juggling trick.
8 an act of passing the hands over anything, as in conjuring or hypnotism.
9 a critical position (has come to a fine pass).

Idiom
in passing
1 by the way.
2 in the course of speech, conversation, etc. make a pass at colloq. make amorous or sexual advances to.
pass away
1 euphem. die.
2 cease to exist; come to an end.
pass by
1 go past.
2 disregard, omit. passed pawn Chess a pawn that has advanced beyond the pawns on the other side. pass one's eye over read (a document etc.) cursorily. pass muster see MUSTER.
pass off
1 (of feelings etc.) disappear gradually.
2 (of proceedings) be carried through (in a specified way).
3 (foll. by as) misrepresent (a person or thing) as something else.
4 evade or lightly dismiss (an awkward remark etc.). pass on 1 proceed on one's way.
2 euphem. die.
3 transmit to the next person in a series.
pass out
1 become unconscious.
2 Brit. Mil. complete one's training as a cadet.
3 distribute.
pass over
1 omit, ignore, or disregard.
2 ignore the claims of (a person) to promotion or advancement.
3 euphem. die.
pass round
1 distribute.
2 send or give to each of a number in turn. pass through experience. pass the time of day see TIME. pass up colloq. refuse or neglect (an opportunity etc.). pass water urinate.
Derivative
passer n.
Pass, n.
1 a narrow passage through mountains.
2 a navigable channel, esp. at the mouth of a river.

Idiom
sell the pass betray a cause.
Etymology
ME, var. of PACE(1), infl. by F pas and by PASS(1)

THESAURUS

Pass

OK, abalienate, abandon, abysm, abyss, accept, access, accredit, act like, administer, adopt, advance, affiliate, affirm, aggrandize, agree to, aisle, alien, alienate, alley, allow, ambulatory, amen, amortize, answer, ante, ante up, aperture, approach, approval, approve, arcade, arise, arroyo, artery, artful dodge, artifice, assign, attempt, authenticate, authority, authorization, authorize, autograph, avail, avenue, back, bag of tricks, barter, be all over, be annihilated, be at sea, be blooded, be consumed, be destroyed, be done for, be equal to, be found, be gone, be innocent of, be lost, be met with, be no more, be past, be realized, be regarded as, be successful, be wiped out, bear, bearings, beat, become extinct, become void, befall, bequeath, bestow, bestride, bet, bet on, betide, bill of health, bind, bite the dust, black out, blind, blink at, blow over, bluff, bosey, bottleneck, bottom, bottom glade, bottoms, bowl, box canyon, breach, break, breakers ahead, broadcast, buck, bypass, call, canal, canyon, cardhouse, carry, carry over, case, cash in, cast, catapult, catch, catch on, catch up with, cause for alarm, cavity, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, cease to live, cede, certify, change of pace, change-up, channel, chap, chasm, check, chicanery, chimney, chink, chouse, chuck, chunk, circulate, circumstance, clearance, cleft, cleuch, click, climacteric, cloister, close, clough, clutch, col, collapse, colonnade, come, come about, come across with, come along, come down, come off, come on, come through, come to naught, come to nothing, come to pass, come true, come up to, come up with, communicate, communication, commute, complication, complimentary ticket, condition, conduit, confer, confirm, conk out, connect, connection, consecrate to, consign, constitute, consume, contingency, continue, convergence of events, convey, coquet with, corridor, cosign, coulee, couloir, countersign, course, cover, cover ground, covered way, crack, cranny, crawl, creep, crevasse, crevice, crisis, critical juncture, critical point, croak, cross, crossroads, crucial period, cruise, crunch, crux, curve, curve-ball, cut, cwm, dabble, dale, danger, dangerous ground, dart, dash, deal, deal out, decease, declare, decline, decree, dedicate to, deed, deed over, defecate, defile, deliver, deliver over, dell, dematerialize, demise, depart, depart this life, deport, design, develop, device, devolve upon, devote, die, die away, die out, diffuse, dike, dingle, dirty deal, dirty trick, disappear, disburse, discharge, discontinue, discount, discount ticket, dismiss, dispel, dispense, disperse, dispose, disregard, disseminate, dissipate, dissolve, distance, distribute, ditch, do, do a fade-out, do it, dodge, dole, dole out, donga, downcurve, drag, draw, drift, drop, dwindle, effort, effuse, egest, elapse, elevate, eliminate, embarrassing position, embarrassment, embrace, emergency, emit, employ, enact, enact laws, end, endangerment, endeavor, endorse, endure, enfeoff, engage, ennoble, erode, espouse, estate, evacuate, evanesce, evaporate, eventuate, exalt, excavation, exceed, exchange, excrete, exigency, exit, expel, expend, expire, export, express, extend, extradite, extravasate, extremity, exudate, exude, fade, fade away, fade out, fail, faint, fall, fall asleep, fall out, fare, fare forth, farewell, fast deal, fastball, fault, feint, ferry, fetch, ficelle, filibuster, fill, fill the bill, fine how-do-you-do, fire, fissure, fix, flaw, flee, fleet, flight, fling, flip, flit, flow, flow on, flume, fly, footing, ford, forget, forgo, fork, fork over, forsake, forswear, forward, forward pass, fracture, free admission, free pass, free ticket, freedom, fritter away, fulfill, full pratique, furrow, gain ground, gain on, gain upon, gallery, gambit, gamble, gang, gap, gape, gaping chasm, gash, gather head, gathering clouds, get across, get ahead, get ahead of, get along, get by, get over, get the floor, get through, gill, gimmick, give, give in, give off, give out, give over, give over to, give permission, give the go-ahead, give the imprimatur, give thumbs up, give title to, give to, give up, give word, glen, glide, go, go across, go ahead, go along, go around, go as, go away, go beyond, go by, go fast, go forward, go great guns, go in for, go off, go on, go out, go over, go over big, go to town, go west, go-ahead, googly, gorge, graduate, green light, groove, grove, guest pass, gulch, gulf, gully, hack it, hand, hand down, hand forward, hand in, hand on, hand out, hand over, hap, happen, have it, have its time, have no idea, have run out, have the floor, hazard, heave, hell to pay, hide, hie, hinge, hobble, hocus-pocus, hold, hold the field, hold up, hole, home thrust, hot water, house of cards, how-do-you-do, hurl, hurtle, ignore, imbroglio, imitate, impart, imperilment, impersonate, import, improper suggestion, incision, incurve, indecent proposal, initial, inlet, instance, interchange, intersection, intervale, issue, isthmus, jab, jam, jeopardy, jerk, joint, joker, journey, juggle, junction, juncture, just do, keel over, kick the bucket, kick upstairs, kill, kloof, knight, know a little, know not, know not what, know nothing of, knuckleball, lance, lane, lap, lapse, last, lateral, lateral pass, launch, lay, lay a wager, lay down, leak, leave behind, leave no trace, leave standing, leave the scene, leave word, legislate, let fly, let go by, let pass, liberty, lie, lob, lobby through, location, log, logroll, lot, lunar rill, lunge, make a hit, make good time, make head against, make headway, make known, make nothing of, make over, make progress, make progress against, make strides, make the grade, make up leeway, masquerade as, measure out, meet, meet a bet, meet requirements, meet with success, melt, melt away, melt like snow, menace, mess, metastasize, metathesize, mete, mete out, mimic, mix, moat, modality, mode, morass, motion, move, move along, move forward, move on, narrow, narrows, neck, negotiate, not know, not rightly know, not understand, notarize, notch, nullah, occupy, occur, offer, okay, omit, opening, ordain, outcurve, outdistance, outdo, outgo, outlet, outmatch, outpace, outrun, outsail, outshine, outstrip, overhaul, overlook, overpass, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overshoot the mark, overstep, overstride, overtake, paper, parcel out, parlay, parlous straits, part, pass, pass along, pass around, pass as, pass away, pass by, pass for, pass muster, pass off, pass on, pass out, pass over, pass the buck, pass up, pass upon, passage, passageway, passport, pay out, peg, peg out, pelt, perfuse, peril, perish, permission, permit, peter out, pickle, pigeonhole, pinch, pitch, pitchfork, place, play, play against, pledge, plight, ploy, plunge, pocket, portico, portion out, pose as, position, posture, pratique, predicament, prefer, press on, pretend to be, pretty pass, pretty pickle, pretty predicament, prevail, proceed, progress, promote, pronounce, proposal, proposition, prosper, protection, punt, push, push on, put, put in, put in force, put off mortality, put the shot, put through, quagmire, qualify, quicksand, quit this world, railroad through, railroad tunnel, raise, rank, ratify, ravine, reach, refuse, reject, relay, render, renounce, rent, repair, report, request, resign, resolution, retire from sight, return to dust, rift, rime, rise, risk, road, rocks ahead, roll, roll logs, roll on, route, rub, rubber stamp, run, run its course, run on, run out, rupture, ruse, safe-conduct, safeguard, sanction, sashay, satisfy, say amen to, scheme, scissure, scrape, scratch the surface, screwball, scurvy trick, seal, seam, second, secrete, see, sell, send, send word, serve, serve the purpose, service, set forth, settle, settle on, sexual advance, share, share with, shift, shoot, shoot ahead of, shot-put, shy, sign, sign and seal, sign away, sign over, signal, sink, sink away, sinker, situation, skip, sleight, sleight of hand, sleight-of-hand trick, slide, slider, slight, sling, slip, slip away, slip by, slit, slot, slough, smatter, snap, spend, spitball, spitter, split, spoon out, spot, spread, spurn, squeeze, stab, stage, stake, stand, stand pat, stand the test, stand up, standing, state, state of affairs, station, status, steal a march, stem, step forward, step over, stew, sticky wicket, stop, stop breathing, storm clouds, straddle, strait, straits, stratagem, strath, stream, stretch, subscribe to, subterfuge, succeed, succumb, suffer an eclipse, suffice, suggestion, support, surmount, surpass, surrender, swamp, swear and affirm, swear to, sweep, swing, switch, swoon, table, take, take it, take place, take the floor, take up, tell, terminate, thin ice, threat, throat, throw, thrust, tight spot, tight squeeze, tightrope, tilt, tolerate, top, toss, toy with, trade, traject, trajet, transcend, transfer, transfer property, transfuse, transit, translate, translocate, transmit, transpire, transplace, transplant, transpose, transude, travel, trench, trial, trick, tricky spot, trough, try, tunnel, turn, turn down, turn over, turning, turning point, twofer, underpass, undersign, undertake, underwrite, unholy mess, up, up and die, upcurve, upgrade, urinate, use up, utter, vale, validate, valley, vanish, vanish from sight, veto, visa, vise, void, wadi, wager, waive, warrant, waste, waste away, way, wayfare, wear away, wear off, weep, wend, while, while away, wile, will, wonder, wonder whether, work, work well, work wonders, wot not of, yield the floor, yield the ghost, zero hour

ROGET THESAURUS

Pass

Method

N method, way, manner, wise, gait, form, mode, fashion, tone, guise, modus operandi, MO, procedure, path, road, route, course, line of way, line of road, trajectory, orbit, track, beat, tack, steps, stair, staircase, flight of stairs, ladder, stile, perron, bridge, footbridge, viaduct, pontoon, steppingstone, plank, gangway, drawbridge, pass, ford, ferry, tunnel, pipe, door, gateway, channel, passage, avenue, means of access, approach, adit, artery, lane, loan, alley, aisle, lobby, corridor, back-door, back-stairs, secret passage, covert way, vennel, roadway, pathway, stairway, express, thoroughfare, highway, turnpike, freeway, royal road, coach road, broad highway, King's highway, Queen's highway, beaten track, beaten path, horse road, bridle road, bridle track, bridle path, walk, trottoir, footpath, pavement, flags, sidewalk, crossroad, byroad, bypath, byway, cut, short cut carrefour, private road, occupation road, highways and byways, railroad, railway, tram road, tramway, towpath, causeway, canal, street, speedway, adv, how, in what way, in what manner, by what mode, so, in this way, after this fashion, one way or another, anyhow, somehow or other, by way of, via, in transitu, on the high road to, hae tibi erunt artes.

State

N state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper, aspect, dilemma, pass, predicament, constitution, habitude, diathesis, frame, fabric, stamp, set, fit, mold, mould, mode, modality, schesis, form, tone, tenor, turn, trim, guise, fashion, light, complexion, style, character, conditional, modal, formal, structural, organic, conditionally, as the matter stands, as things are, such being the case.

Circumstance

N circumstance, situation, phase, position, posture, attitude, place, point, terms, regime, footing, standing, status, occasion, juncture, conjunctive, contingency, predicament, emergence, emergency, exigency, crisis, pinch, pass, push, occurrence, turning point, bearings, how the land lies, surroundings, context, environment, location, contingency, dependence (uncertainty), causation, attribution, circumstantial, given, conditional, provisional, critical, modal, contingent, incidental, adventitious, limitative, in the circumstances, under the circumstances, the circumstances, conditions, thus, in such wise, accordingly, that being the case, such being the case, in view of the circumstances, that being so, sith, since, seeing that, as matters stand, as things go, as times go, conditionally, provided, if, in case, if so, if so be, if it be so, depending on circumstances, in certain circumstances, under certain conditions, if it so happen, if it so turn out, in the event of, in such a contingency, in such a case, in such an event, provisionally, unless, without, according to circumstances, according to the occasion, as it may happen, as it may turn out, as it may be, as the case may be, as the wind blows, pro re nata, yet are my sins not those of circumstance.

Superiority

VB be superior, exceed, excel, transcend, outdo, outbalance, outweigh, outrank, outrival, out-Herod, pass, surpass, get ahead of, over-top, override, overpass, overbalance, overweigh, overmatch, top, o'ertop, cap, beat, cut out, beat hollow, outstrip, eclipse, throw into the shade, take the shine out of, outshine, put one's nose out of joint, have the upper hand, have the whip hand of, have the advantage, turn the scale, kick the beam, play first fiddle, preponderate, predominate, prevail, precede, take precedence, come first, come to a head, culminate, beat all others, bear the palm, break the record, take the cake, become larger, render larger.

Difficulty

N difficulty, hardness, impracticability, tough work, hard work, uphill work, hard task, Herculean task, Augean task, task of Sisyphus, Sisyphean labor, tough job, teaser, rasper, dead lift, dilemma, embarrassment, deadlock, perplexity, intricacy, entanglement, complexity, cross fire, awkwardness, delicacy, ticklish card to play, knot, Gordian knot, dignus vindice nodus, net, meshes, maze, coil, crooked path, involvement, nice point, delicate point, subtle point, knotty point, vexed question, vexata quaestio, poser, puzzle, paradox, hard nut to crack, nut to crack, bone to pick, crux, pons asinorum, where the shoe pinches, nonplus, quandary, strait, pass, pinch, pretty pass, stress, brunt, critical situation, crisis, trial, rub, emergency, exigency, scramble, scrape, hobble, slough, quagmire, hot water, hornet's nest, sea of troubles, peck of troubles, pretty kettle of fish, pickle, stew, imbroglio, mess, ado, false position, set fast, stand, standstill, deadlock, dead set, fix, horns of a dilemma, cul de sac, hitch, stumbling block, crab, curmudgeon, difficult, not easy, hard, tough, troublesome, toilsome, irksome, operose, laborious, onerous, arduous, Herculean, formidable, sooner said than done, more easily said than done, easier said than done, difficult to deal with, hard to deal with, ill-conditioned, crabbed, crabby, not to be handled with kid gloves, not made with rose water, awkward, unwieldy, unmanageable, intractable, stubborn, perverse, refractory, plaguy, trying, thorny, rugged, knotted, knotty, invious, pathless, trackless, labyrinthine, intricate, complicated, impracticable, not feasible, desperate, embarrassing, perplexing, delicate, ticklish, critical, beset with difficulties, full of difficulties, surrounded by difficulties, entangled by difficulties, encompassed with difficulties, under a difficulty, in a box, in difficulty, in hot water, in the suds, in a cleft stick, in a fix, in the wrong box, in a scrape, in deep water, in a fine pickle, in extremis, between two stools, between Scylla and Charybdis, surrounded by shoals, surrounded by breakers, surrounded by quicksands, at cross purposes, not out of the wood, reduced to straits, hard pressed, sorely pressed, run hard, pinched, put to it, straitened, hard up, hard put to it, hard set, put to one's shifts, puzzled, at a loss, at the end of one's tether, at the end of one's rope, at one's wit's end, at a nonplus, at a standstill, graveled, nonplused, nonplussed, stranded, aground, stuck fast, set fast, up a tree, at bay, aux abois, driven into a corner, driven from pillar to post, driven to extremity, driven to one's wit's end, driven to the wall, au bout de son Latin, out of one's depth, thrown out, accomplished with difficulty, hard-fought, hard-earned, with difficulty, with much ado, barely, hardly, uphill, against the stream, against the grain, d rebours, invita Minerva, in the teeth of, at a pinch, upon a pinch, at long odds, against long odds, ay there's the rub, hic labor hoc opus, things are come to a pretty pass, ab inconvenienti, ad astra per aspera, acun chemin de fleurs ne conduit a la gloire.

Attack

N attack, assault, assault and battery, onset, onslaught, charge, aggression, offense, incursion, inroad, invasion, irruption, outbreak, estrapade, ruade, coupe de main, sally, sortie, camisade, raid, foray, run at, run against, dead set at, storm, storming, boarding, escalade, siege, investment, obsession, bombardment, cannonade, fire, volley, platoon fire, file fire, fusillade, sharpshooting, broadside, raking fire, cross fire, volley of grapeshot, whiff of the grape, feu d'enfer, cut, thrust, lunge, pass, passado, carte and tierce, home thrust, coupe de bec, kick, punch, battue, razzia, Jacquerie, dragonnade, devastation, eboulement, assailant, aggressor, invader, base of operations, point of attack, echelon, attacking, aggressive, offensive, obsidional, up in arms, on the offensive, Int, up and at them!, the din of arms, the yell of savage rage, the shriek of agony, the groan of death, their fatal hands no second stroke intend, thirst for glory quells the love of life.

Permission

N permission, leave, allowance, sufferance, tolerance, toleration, liberty, law, license, concession, grace, indulgence, favor, dispensation, exemption, release, connivance, vouchsafement, authorization, warranty, accordance, admission, permit, warrant, brevet, precept, sanction, authority, firman, hukm, pass, passport, furlough, license, carte blanche, ticket of leave, grant, charter, patent, letters patent, permitting, permissive, indulgent, permitted, patent, chartered, permissible, allowable, lawful, legitimate, legal, legalized, licit, unforbid, unforbidden, unconditional, by leave, with leave, on leave, speciali gratia, under favor of, pace, ad libitum, by all means, yes, avec permissin, brevet d'invention.

Course

VB elapse, lapse, flow, run, proceed, advance, pass, roll on, wear on, press on, flit, fly, slip, slide, glide, run its course, run out, expire, go by, pass by, be past.

The Past

VB be past, have expired, have run its course, have had its day, pass, pass by, go by, pass away, go away, pass off, go off, lapse, blow over, look back, trace back, cast the eyes back, exhume.

Transfer

VB transfer, convey, alienate, alien, assign, grant, consign, make over, hand over, pass, hand, transmit, negotiate, hand down, exchange, change hands, change hands from one to another, devolve, succeed, come into possession, abalienate, disinherit, dispossess, substitute.

Giving

VB deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of, hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over, assign dower, present, give away, dispense, dispose of, give out, deal out, dole out, mete out, fork out, squeeze out, pay, render, impart, communicate, concede, cede, yield, part with, shed, cast, spend, give, bestow, confer, grant, accord, award, assign, intrust, consign, vest in, make a present, allow, contribute, subscribe, furnish its quota, invest, endow, settle upon, bequeath, leave, devise, furnish, supply, help, administer to, afford, spare, accommodate with, indulge with, favor with, shower down upon, lavish, pour on, thrust upon, tip, bribe, tickle the palm, grease the palm, offer, sacrifice, immolate.

Eventuality

N eventuality, event, occurrence, incident, affair, matter, thing, episode, happening, proceeding, contingency, juncture, experience, fact, matter of fact, naked fact, bare facts, just the facts, phenomenon, advent, business, concern, transaction, dealing, proceeding, circumstance, particular, casualty, accident, adventure, passage, crisis, pass, emergency, contingency, consequence, opportunity (occasion), the world, life, things, doings, affairs in general, things in general, affairs in general, the times, state of affairs, order of the day, course of things, tide of things, stream of things, current of things, run of things, march of things, course of events, ups and downs of life, vicissitudes of life, chapter of accidents, situation, happening, going on, doing, current, in the wind, in the air, afloat, on foot, afoot, on the tapis, at issue, in question, incidental, eventful, stirring, bustling, full of incident, memorable, momentous, signal, eventually, in the event of, in case, just in case, in the course of things, as things, times go, as the world goes, wags, as the tree falls, cat jumps, as it may turn out, happen, that's the way the ball bounces, that's the way the cookie crumbles, you never know what may turn up, you never know what the future will bring, the plot thickens, breasts the blows of circumstance, so runs round of life from hour to hour, sprinkled along the waste of years.

VB happen, occur, take place, take effect, come, become of, come off, comeabout, come round, come into existence, come forth, come to pass, come on, pass, present itself, fall, fall out, turn out, run, be on foot, fall in, befall, betide, bechance, prove, eventuate, draw on, turn up, crop up, spring up, pop up, arise, show up, show its face, appear, come forth, cast up, supervene, survene, issue, arrive, ensue, arise, start, hold, take its course, pass off, meet with, experience, enjoy, encounter, undergo, suffer, pass through, go through, be subjected to, be exposed to, fall to the lot of, be one's chance, be one's fortune, be one's lot, find, endure.

Cheapness

N cheapness, low price, depreciation, bargain, good penny worth, snap, gratuity, free quarters, free seats, free admission, pass, free pass, free warren, give-away, freebee, run of one's teeth, nominal price, peppercorn rent, labor of love, drug in the market, deadhead, cheap, low, low priced, moderate, reasonable, inexpensive, unexpensive, well worth the money, worth the money, magnifique et pas cher, good at the price, cheap at the price, dirt cheap, dog cheap, cheap, cheap as dirt, cheap and nasty, catchpenny, discounted, half-price, depreciated, unsalable, gratuitous, gratis, free, for nothing, costless, expenseless, without charge, not charged, untaxed, scotfree, shotfree, rent-free, free of cost, free of expense, honorary, unbought, unpaid, for a mere song, for a song, at cost, at cost price, at prime cost, at a reduction, a bon marche.

Interval

N interval, interspace, separation, break, gap, opening, hole, chasm, hiatus, caesura, interruption, interregnum, interstice, lacuna, cleft, mesh, crevice, chink, rime, creek, cranny, crack, chap, slit, fissure, scissure, rift, flaw, breach, rent, gash, cut, leak, dike, ha-ha, gorge, defile, ravine, canon, crevasse, abyss, abysm, gulf, inlet, frith, strait, gully, pass, furrow, abra, barranca, barranco, clove, gulch, notch, yawning gulf, hiatus maxime, hiatus valde deflendus, parenthesis, void, incompleteness, period, interim (time), with an interval, far between, breachy, rimose, rimulose, at intervals, longo intervallo.

Thinness

N narrowness, thinness, narrowness, closeness, exility, exiguity, line, hair's breadth, finger's breadth, strip, streak, vein, monolayer, epitaxial deposition, thinness, tenuity, emaciation, macilency, marcor, shaving, slip, thread paper, skeleton, shadow, anatomy, spindleshanks, lantern jaws, mere skin and bone, middle constriction, stricture, neck, waist, isthmus, wasp, hourglass, ridge, ghaut, ghat, pass, ravine, narrowing, coarctation, angustation, tapering, contraction, narrow, close, slender, thin, fine, thread-like, finespun, gossamer, paper-thin, taper, slim, slight-made, scant, scanty, spare, delicate, incapacious, contracted, unexpanded &c (expand), slender as a thread, emaciated, lean, meager, gaunt, macilent, lank, lanky, weedy, skinny, scrawny slinky, starved, starveling, herring gutted, worn to a shadow, lean as a rake, thin as a lath, thin as a whipping post, thin as a wafer, hatchet-faced, lantern-jawed, attenuated, shriveled, extenuated, tabid, marcid, barebone, rawboned, monomolecular.

Motion

VB be in motion, move, go, hie, gang, budge, stir, pass, flit, hover about, hover round, hover about, shift, slide, glide, roll, roll on, flow, stream, run, drift, sweep along, wander, walk, change one's place, shift one's place, change one's quarters, shift one's quarters, dodge, keep going, keep moving, put in motion, set in motion, move, impel, propel, render movable, mobilize.

Passage

VB pass, pass through, perforate, penetrate, permeate, thread, thrid, enfilade, go through, go across, go over, pass over, cut across, ford, cross, pass and repass, work, make one's way, thread one's way, worm one's way, force one's way, make a passage form a passage, cut one's way through, find its way, find its vent, transmit, make way, clear the course, traverse, go over the ground.

Transcursion

VB transgress, surpass, pass, go beyond, go by, show in front, come to the front, shoot ahead of, steal a march upon, steal a gain upon, overstep, overpass, overreach, overgo, override, overleap, overjump, overskip, overlap, overshoot the mark, outstrip, outleap, outjump, outgo, outstep, outrun, outride, outrival, outdo, beat, beat hollow, distance, leave in the lurch, leave in the rear, throw into the shade, exceed, transcend, surmount, soar, encroach, trespass, infringe, trench upon, entrench on, intrench on, strain, stretch a point, strain a point, cross the Rubicon.

Disappearance

VB disappear, vanish, dissolve, fade, melt away, pass, go, avaunt, evaporate, vaporize, be gone, leave no trace, leave 'not a rack behind', go off the stage, suffer an eclipse, undergo an eclipse, retire from sight, be lost to view, pass out of sight, lose sight of, efface.

Teaching

N teaching, instruction, edification, education, tuition, tutorage, tutelage, direction, guidance, opsimathy, qualification, preparation, training, schooling, discipline, excitation, drill, practice, book exercise, persuasion, proselytism, propagandism, propaganda, indoctrination, inculcation, inoculation, advise, explanation, lesson, lecture, sermon, apologue, parable, discourse, prolection, preachment, chalk talk, Chautauqua, exercise, task, curriculum, course, course of study, grammar, three R's, initiation, A, B, C, elementary education, primary education, secondary education, technical education, college education, collegiate education, military education, university education, liberal education, classical education, religious education, denominational education, moral education, secular education, propaedeutics, moral tuition, gymnastics, calisthenics, physical drill, physical education, sloyd, phonics, rote, rote memorization, brute memory, cooperative learning, Montessori method, ungraded classes, test, examination, exam, final exam, mid-term exam grade, score, marks, A, B, C, D, E, F, gentleman's C, pass, fail, incomplete, homework, take-home lesson, exercise for the student, theme, project, teaching, taught, educational, scholastic, academic, doctrinal, disciplinal, instructive, instructional, didactic, propaedeutic, propaedeutical, the schoolmaster abroad, a bovi majori disscit arare minor, adeo in teneris consuecere multum est, docendo discimus, quaenocent docent, qui docet discit, sermons in stones and good in everything.

Indication

N indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics, Zeitgeist, characteristic, diagnostic, lineament, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, cloven hoof, footfall, recognition (memory), diagnostic, divining rod, detector, sign, symbol, index, indice, indicator, point, pointer, exponent, note, token, symptom, dollar sign, dollar mark, type, figure, emblem, cipher, device, representation, epigraph, motto, posy, gesture, gesticulation, pantomime, wink, glance, leer, nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge, dactylology, dactylonomy, freemasonry, telegraphy, chirology, byplay, dumb show, cue, hint, clue, clew, key, scent, signal, signal post, rocket, blue light, watch fire, watch tower, telegraph, semaphore, flagstaff, cresset, fiery cross, calumet, heliograph, guidon, headlight, mark, scratch, line, stroke, dash, score, stripe, streak, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, print, imprint, impress, impression, keyboard symbols, printing symbols, red letter, italics, sublineation, underlining, bold font, jotting, note, annotation, reference, blaze, cedilla, guillemets, hachure, quotation marks, ", double quotes, " ", parentheses, "( )", brackets, "", braces, "", left arrow, "<", right arrow, ">", forward slash, "/", backward slash, "\", exclamation point, "!", commercial at, "@", pound sign, "#", percent sign, "%", carat, "", ampersand, "&", asterisk, "*", hyphen, "-", dash, "-", "_", em dash, "--", plus sign, "+", equals sign, "=", question mark, "?", period, ", ", semicolon, ", ", colon, ":", comma, ", ", apostrophe, "'", single quote, "'", tilde, "~", badge, criterion, countercheck, countermark, countersign, counterfoil, duplicate, tally, label, ticket, billet, letter, counter, check, chip, chop, dib, totem, tessera, card, bill, witness, voucher, stamp, cacher, trade mark, Hall mark, signature, mark, autograph, autography, attestation, hand, hand writing, sign manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, hand and seal, paraph, brand, superscription, indorsement, endorsement, password, watchword, catchword, security card, pass, passkey, credentials, open sesame, timbrology, mot de passe, mot du guet, pass-parole, shibboleth, title, heading, docket, address card, visiting card, carte de visite, insignia, banner, banneret, bannerol, bandrol, flag, colors, streamer, standard, eagle, labarum, oriflamb, oriflamme, figurehead, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, burgee, blue Peter, jack, ancient, gonfalon, union jack, banderole, old glory, quarantine flag, vexillum, yellow-flag, yellow jack, tricolor, stars and stripes, bunting, heraldry, crest, coat of arms, arms, armorial bearings, hatchment, escutcheon, scutcheon, shield, supporters, livery, uniform, cockade, epaulet, chevron, garland, love knot, favor, beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, cock, weathercock, guidepost, handpost, fingerpost, directing post, signpost, pillars of Hercules, pharos, bale-fire, beacon-fire, l'etoile du Nord, landmark, seamark, lighthouse, balize, polestar, loadstar, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, name, sign, signboard, warning, omen, prefigurement, trace, record, warning &c, alarm, scepter, trophy, gauge, milestone, milepost, brand, fool's cap, check, telltale, test, mileage ticket, milliary, notification, advertisement, word of command, call, bugle call, trumpet call, bell, alarum, cry, battle cry, rallying cry, angelus, reveille, sacring bell, sanctus bell, exposition &c (explanation), proof, pattern, indicating, indicative, indicatory, denotative, connotative, diacritical, representative, typical, symbolic, pantomimic, pathognomonic, symptomatic, characteristic, demonstrative, diagnostic, exponential, emblematic, armorial, individual, known by, recognizable by, indicated, pointed, marked, denotable, indelible, in token of, symbolically, in dumb show, ecce signum, ex ungue leonem, ex pede Herculem, vide ut supra, vultus ariete fortior.


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