Definition of PASSES

noun : PASSES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (military) a written leave of absence; "he had a pass for three days" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow" ;

  • 5. (

    ) any authorization to pass or go somewhere; "the pass to visit had a strict time limit" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions; "the media representatives had special passes" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a flight or run by an aircraft over a target; "the plane turned to make a second pass" ;

  • 10. (

    ) one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer); "it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass" ;

  • 11. (

    ) an automatic advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round" ;

  • 12. (

    ) a permit to enter or leave a military installation; "he had to show his pass in order to get out" ;

  • 13. (

    ) a complimentary ticket; "the star got passes for his family" ;

  • 15. (

    ) (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled" ;

  • 16. (

    ) success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry" ;

verb : PASSES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind" ;

  • 3. (

    ) make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time" ;

  • 6. (

    ) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets" ;