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  • n  (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
  • n  euphemistic expressions for death
    thousands mourned his passing
  • n  the motion of one object relative to another
    stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets
  • n  the end of something
    the passing of winter
  • n  a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another
    the passing of flatus
  • n  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
  • n  success in satisfying a test or requirement
    his future depended on his passing that test
  • v  go across or through
  • v  move past
  • v  make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
  • v  pass by
  • v  place into the hands or custody of
  • v  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  • v  travel past
  • v  come to pass
  • v  go unchallenged; be approved
  • v  pass time in a specific way
  • v  pass over, across, or through
  • v  transmit information
  • v  disappear gradually
  • v  go successfully through a test or a selection process
  • v  be superior or better than some standard
  • v  accept or judge as acceptable
  • v  allow to go without comment or censure
  • v  transfer to another; of rights or property
  • v  pass into a specified state or condition
  • v  throw (a ball) to another player
  • v  be inherited by
  • v  cause to pass
  • v  grant authorization or clearance for
  • v  pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  • v  eliminate from the body
  • s  lasting a very short time
    a passing fancy
  • a  of advancing the ball by throwing it
    a team with a good passing attack
  • s  allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily
    a passing grade
  • s  hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
    a passing glance
  • r  to an extreme degree
News & Articles

  • Gowest Gold Regrets the Passing of Randal Roussain
    Gowest Gold Ltd. is saddened to announce the recent passing of Randal 'Randy' James Roussain, the Company's Project Coordinator for Exploration. Mr. Roussain died suddenly in Meaford, Ontario on July 1st ...
    July 5, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • Anderson Silva Must Destroy Chris Weidman to Remain the #1 Pound for Pound Fighter in the World
    COMMENTARY | The gap between Anderson Silva and Jon Jones atop the pound for pound list has been closing rapidly with every passing fight. While Anderson Silva has been impressive, Jon Jones has been just a bit more dominant in his one-sided destruction of his foes. Which is why Anderson Silva absolutely must win in devastating fashion against Chris Weidman if he wants to remain the consensus #1 ...
    July 5, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
  • Prince Harry qualifies as Apache Commander
    LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry has qualified as an Apache Aircraft Commander after passing a gruelling six-hour flying assessment with "flying colours", the Ministry of Defence said on Friday. Queen Elizabeth's grandson, known in the military as Captain Wales, spent three years training for the qualification, which places him at the very top of his profession, his Commanding Officer Lieutenant ...
    July 5, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Joachim Loew in Toronto Sun
    They're just such good footballers, and that showed up our current limitations today,said Loew. "They stifled us in certain areas, and we were never able to break free. Their passing game is so good, you spend practically all your time...
  • Barack Obama in Sydney Morning Herald
    The people of West Virginia have lost a true champion, the United States Senate has lost a venerable institution, and America has lost a voice of principle and reason with the passing of Robert C Byrd,Obama said. "He had the courage to...

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