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pass

1. n. a passing grade or mark on a test. (Compare this with fail.) This is my third pass this semester.
2. in. to decline something; to decline to participate in something. I’ll have to pass. I am not prepared.
3. n. an act of declining something. Can I have a pass on that one? There is nothing I can do.
4. n. a sexual advance or invitation. (Usually with make.) When he made a pass at me, he got a pass right back.
5. tv. to succeed in spending counterfeit money; to succeed in cashing a bad check. He was arrested for passing bad checks.
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References in classic literature ?
Proceed, John Carter," said Lakor; "but know that if Thurid does not lay you low there will be those awaiting your return who will see that you never pass again into the sunlight of the upper world.
We had proceeded for but a short distance when we commenced to pass the mouths of diverging corridors, but not once did Woola hesitate.
It is a sad sight to see this very fine pass, which my own Company here could hold against an army, and yet to ride through it with as little profit as though it were the lane from my kennels to the Avon.
Here the Company were quartered in a scattered mountain hamlet, and Alleyne spent the day looking down upon the swarming army which poured with gleam of spears and flaunt of standards through the narrow pass.
Whilst Aylward had been speaking, a strong column of archers had defiled through the pass beneath them.
So through the sunny winter day the chivalry of England poured down through the dark pass of Roncesvalles to the plains of Spain.
From dawn to sundown the long train wound through the pass, their breath reeking up upon the frosty air like the steam from a cauldron.
Father brought the paper home from Bright River not ten minutes ago--it came out on the afternoon train, you know, and won't be here till tomorrow by mail--and when I saw the pass list I just rushed over like a wild thing.
Well now, I always said it," said Matthew, gazing at the pass list delightedly.
These frozen masses, during the process of thawing, had in some parts been converted into pinnacles or columns, [4] which, as they were high and close together, made it difficult for the cargo mules to pass.
The pass takes its name of Portillo, from a narrow cleft or doorway on the highest ridge, through which the road passes.
Westlake 21, Saugus 6: Ryan Campbell completed 13 of 18 passes for 157 yards and scored on a 7-yard touchdown pass as the Warriors (2-0) topped visiting Saugus (1-1).
He slashes over 5's back screens to about the free-point line extended, where he should be open for a pass from 4.
5) The primary advantage of a properly structured PASS or SCIDSS is that the annuity or note's value to the transferor at the date of death is zero.