Definition of PASSING

noun : PASSING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) the motion of one object relative to another; "stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the end of something; "the passing of winter" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another; "the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus" ;

  • 6. (

    ) going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; "she drove but well but her reckless passing of every car on the road frightened me" ;

  • 7. (

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

verb : PASSING

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" ;

  • 9. (

    ) go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House" ;

  • 10. (

    ) use up a period of time in a specific way; "how are you spending your summer vacation?" ;

  • 11. (

    ) pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers" ;