Tesauro Inglês
(verbo) 
Definition
to go by or past (a person or thing)
A car passed me going quite fast.
Sinônimos
go by or past
,
overtake
He overtook the truck and pulled into the inside lane.
,
drive past
,
lap
He was caught out while lapping a slower rider.
,
leave behind
,
cut up (informal)
,
pull ahead of
Opostos
, , , ,
bring or come to a standstill
(verbo) 
Definition
to move onwards or over
I passed through the doorway to ward B.
Sinônimos
go
It took us an hour to go three miles.
,
move
She waited for him to get up, but he didn't move.
,
travel
You can travel to Helsinki tomorrow.
,
roll
The lorry slowly rolled forward.
,
progress
He progressed slowly along the coast in an easterly direction.
,
flow
A stream flowed down into the valley.
,
proceed
Does Othello's downfall proceed from a flaw in his character?
,
move onwards
(verbo) 
Definition
to move onwards or over
She passed a hand through her hair.
Sinônimos
run
He winced as he ran his hand over his ribs.
, ,
(verbo) 
Definition
to hand over or be handed over
I passed the books to the librarian.
Sinônimos
give
Could you give me that pencil, please?
,
hand
She handed me a little rectangle of white paper.
,
send
The space probe sent back pictures of Triton.
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throw
He spent hours throwing a tennis ball against a wall.
, ,
transfer
Certain kinds of property are transferred automatically.
,
deliver
Our bowler steamed in to deliver the first ball of the match.
,
toss
He screwed the paper up and tossed it into the fire.
,
transmit
mosquitoes that transmit disease to humans
,
convey
Conveying a property from one owner to another calls for meticulous attention to detail.
,
chuck (informal)
Someone chucked a bottle and it caught me on the side of the head.
,
let someone have
(verbo) 
Definition
to be inherited by
His mother's estate passed to him after her death.
Sinônimos
be left
, ,
be bequeathed
,
be inherited by
(verbo) 
Definition
to hit, kick, or throw (the ball) to another player
Their team passed the ball better than ours did.
Sinônimos
, ,
loft
, ,
lob
The protestors were chanting and lobbing firebombs.
(verbo) 
Definition
to spend (time) or (of time) go by
As the years passed, they grew discontented.
Sinônimos
elapse
Forty-eight hours have elapsed since his arrest.
, ,
go by
My grandmother was becoming more and more frail as time went by.
, ,
wear on
As the days wore on Brad became increasingly depressed.
,
go past
,
tick by
(verbo) 
Definition
to come to an end or disappear
This crisis will pass eventually.Her feelings lightened as the storm passed.
Sinônimos
end
Talks have resumed to try to end the fighting.
,
go
Those days have gone forever.
,
die
My love for you will never die.
,
disappear
The immediate threat has disappeared.
,
fade
After that all her worries faded away.
, ,
vanish
Dinosaurs vanished from the earth millions of years ago.
,
dissolve
His new-found optimism dissolved.
,
expire
He continued to live in the States after his visa had expired.
,
terminate
His contract terminates at the end of the season.
,
dwindle
The factory's workforce has dwindled.
,
evaporate
My anger evaporated and I wanted to cry.
,
wane
His interest in art to wane.
, ,
melt away
,
blow over
Wait, and it'll blow over.
(verbo) 
Definition
to spend (time) or (of time) go by
The children passed the time playing in the streets.
Sinônimos
spend
We spent the night in a hotel.
,
use (up)
,
kill
We've got at least an hour to kill.
, , ,
employ
Your time could be usefully employed in attending to business matters.
, , , ,
while away
10 (verbo) 
Definition
to exceed
They were the first company in their field to pass the £2 billion turnover mark.
Sinônimos
exceed
His performance exceeded all expectations.
,
beat
He was as eager as his captain to beat the record.
,
overtake
China overtook Japan to become the world's second-biggest economy.
,
go beyond
,
excel
Few dancers have excelled her in virtuosity.
,
surpass
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers.
,
transcend
issues like EU membership that transcend party loyalty
,
outstrip
In recent years demand has outstripped supply.
,
outdo
Both sides have tried to outdo each other.
,
surmount
I realised I had to surmount the language barrier.
11 (verbo) 
Definition
to be successful in (a test or examination)
Kevin has just passed his driving test.
Sinônimos
be successful in
,
qualify (in)
,
succeed (in)
,
graduate (in)
,
get through
, ,
pass muster (in)
,
come up to scratch (in) (informal)
,
gain a pass (in)
Opostos
,
be unsuccessful in
, ,
be inferior to
,
be inadequate in
,
come a cropper in (informal)
,
suffer defeat in
12 (verbo) 
Definition
(of a law-making body) to agree to (a law or proposal)
The Senate passed the bill by a vote of seventy-three to twenty-four.
Sinônimos
approve
MPs approved the bill by a majority of 97.
, , ,
adopt
Pupils should be helped to adopt a positive approach.
,
sanction
He may seem ready to sanction the use of force.
,
decree
He got the two men off the hook by decreeing a general amnesty.
,
enact
The bill would be submitted for discussion before being enacted as law.
,
authorize
We are willing to authorize a police raid.
,
ratify
They have yet to ratify the treaty.
,
ordain (formal)
He ordained that they should wear uniform in public.
, ,
legislate (for)
Opostos
13 (verbo) 
Definition
to pronounce (judgment)
Passing sentence, the judge described the crime as odious.
Sinônimos
pronounce
A specialist has pronounced him fully fit.
They took time to pronounce their verdict.
,
deliver
He will deliver a speech about schools.
,
issue
He issued a statement denying the allegations.
,
set forth
14 (verbo) 
We passed a few remarks about the weather.
Sinônimos
utter
They departed without uttering a word.
,
speak
The very act of speaking the words gave him comfort.
,
voice
Scientists have voiced concern that the disease could be passed to humans.
,
express
He expressed grave concern at their attitude.
,
declare
He declared his intention to become the best golfer in the world.
15 (verbo) 
Definition
to discharge (urine etc.) from the body
The first symptom is extreme pain when passing urine.
Sinônimos
discharge
The resulting salty water will be discharged at sea.
,
release
He was released from custody the next day.
,
expel
Poisonous gas is expelled into the atmosphere.
,
evacuate
faeces evacuated from the bowels
,
emit
The stove emitted a cloud of evil-smelling smoke.
,
let out
,
eliminate (rare)
I was eliminated from the 400 metres in the semifinals.
16 (verbo) 
Definition
to discharge (urine etc.) from the body
Sinônimos
excrete
the orifice through which the body excretes waste matter
,
shit (taboo, slang)
,
crap (taboo, slang)
,
defecate
The animals defecate after every meal.
,
dump (slang, mainly US)
(substantivo) 
Definition
a permit or licence
Can I see your boarding pass, please?
Sinônimos
licence
The painting was returned on a temporary import licence.
,
ticket
They were queueing to get tickets for the football match.
,
permit
He has to apply for a permit before looking for a job.
,
permission
They cannot leave the country without permission.
Women and children have been given permission to leave.
,
passport
Take your passport with you when changing money.
,
warrant
Police have issued a warrant for his arrest.
,
identification
I'll need to see some identification.
,
identity card
,
authorization
a request for authorization to use military force
(substantivo) 
Definition
a route through a range of mountains where there is a gap between peaks
The monastery is in a remote mountain pass.
Sinônimos
, ,
canyon
This trail leads down into the canyon.
,
col
,
gorge
a steep path into Crete's Samaria Gorge
,
ravine
The bus is said to have overturned and fallen into a ravine.
,
(substantivo) 
Things have come to a pretty pass when people are afraid to go out after dark.
Sinônimos
predicament
The decision will leave her in a predicament.
,
condition
The government has to encourage people to better their condition.
,
situation
We are in a difficult financial situation.
,
state
You shouldn't be lifting heavy things in your state.
, ,
pinch
I'd trust her in a pinch.
,
plight
the plight of Third World countries plagued by debts
,
straits
,
state of affairs
This state of affairs cannot continue for too long.
,
juncture
We're at a critical juncture.
(substantivo) 
Sinônimos
thrust
Two of the knife thrusts were fatal.
,
push (informal)
All that was needed was one final push, and the enemy would be vanquished once and for all.
, ,
jab
He gave me a jab in the side.
,
lunge
The cat lunged at the nearby bird.
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expressões idiomáticas

See come to pass

Observações de uso

The past participle of pass is sometimes wrongly spelt past: the time for recriminations has passed (not past).

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of adopt
Pupils should be helped to adopt a positive approach.
Sinônimos
take on,
take over,
take up,
engage in,
become involved in,
in the sense of authorization
a request for authorization to use military force
in the sense of authorize
Definition
to give official permission for
We are willing to authorize a police raid.
Sinônimos
agree to,
consent to,
give leave,
give the green light for,
give a blank cheque to,
give authority for

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