Nouns (25)
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qualifying, pass, passing
n. success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
pass
n. a flight or run by an aircraft over a target; "the plane turned to make a second pass"
passing game, passing play, passing, pass
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"
pass
n. a complimentary ticket; "the star got passes for his family"
liberty chit, pass
n. a permit to enter or leave a military installation; "he had to show his pass in order to get out"
laissez passer, pass
n. a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions; "the media representatives had special passes"
passport, pass
n. any authorization to pass or go somewhere; "the pass to visit had a strict time limit"
pass, bye
n. you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round"
pass
n. one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer); "it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"
mountain pass, notch, pass
n. 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"
straits, strait, pass
n. a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
pass
n. (military) a written leave of absence; "he had a pass for three days"
Verbs (49)
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egest, pass, eliminate, excrete
v. eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
pass off, blow over, pass, fleet, fade, evanesce
v. disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
throw a football, pass
v. throw (a ball) to another player; "Smith passed"
lapse, pass, sink
v. pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into nirvana"
overhaul, overtake, pass
v. travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
make pass, pass
v. cause to pass; "She passed around the plates"
pass
v. transfer to another; of rights or property; "Our house passed under his official control"
pass
v. throw (a ball) to another player; "Smith passed"
pass, legislate
v. make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"
make it, pass
v. go successfully through a test or a selection process; "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"
pass
v. accept or judge as acceptable; "The teacher passed the student although he was weak"
pass
v. pass a test or a screening, for example
go past, top, pass, overstep, transcend, exceed
v. be superior or better than some standard; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
extend, lead, pass, go, run
v. 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"
pass, spend
v. pass time in a specific way; "how are you spending your summer vacation?"
pass, return, fall, devolve
v. be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"
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Fuzzynyms (142)
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crux of the matter, crux
n. the most important point
feeler, approach, advance, overture
n. a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
canon, canyon
n. a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
emergency
n. a state in which martial law applies; "the governor declared a state of emergency"
affliction
n. a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
difficulty
n. a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties"
ill luck, tough luck, bad luck, misfortune
n. an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
hard knocks, hardship, adversity
n. a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
transpire
v. give off (water) through the skin
render
v. cause to become; "The shot rendered her immobile"
modify, alter, change
v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
clear up, clear
v. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
stretch
v. become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
reduce
v. destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
qualify
v. pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"
transform, translate
v. change from one form or medium into another; "Braque translated collage into oil"
enable
v. render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
catch
v. delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned; "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
transcribe
v. convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
authenticate
v. establish the authenticity of something
authenticate
v. establish the authenticity of something
dictate, prescribe, order
v. issue commands or orders for
go for, consent, accept
v. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
O.K., sanction, okay, approve
v. give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
underwrite, insure, cover
v. protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this"
warrant, guarantee
v. stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
best, scoop, trump, outflank, outdo
v. get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
wipe out, run through, use up, eat up, exhaust, deplete, eat, consume
v. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
hold on, grasp
v. hold firmly
tap
v. pierce in order to draw a liquid from; "tap a maple tree for its syrup"; "tap a keg of beer"
take hold of, grab, catch
v. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
reach out, reach
v. move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people"
pound
v. break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle; "pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"
take, drive
v. proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
run out
v. exhaust the supply of; "We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"
go forward, continue, proceed
v. move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
come near, draw close, draw near, go up, come on, near, approach
v. move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
tap
v. draw (liquor) from a tap; "tap beer in a bar"
commit, confide, trust, intrust, entrust
v. confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
attribute, assign
v. decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
ratify, sign
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
ratify, sign
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
pass, legislate
v. make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"
recognise, recognize, accredit
v. grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
charge, appoint
v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
confirm
v. support a person for a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
confirm
v. support a person for a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
sanction
v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
legitimate
v. make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone); "They legitimized their natural child"
clear
v. pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
rule, govern
v. exercise authority over; as of nations; "Who is governing the country now?"
reign
v. have sovereign power; "Henry VIII reigned for a long time"
cover, comprehend, encompass, embrace
v. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
run out
v. become used up; be exhausted; "Our supplies finally ran out"
overspread, spread
v. spread across or over; "A big oil spot spread across the water"
straddle, range
v. range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state"
overtop, overlook, command, dominate
v. look down on; "The villa dominates the town"
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Antonyms (35)
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flunk, failing
n. failure to reach a minimum required performance; "his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report"
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
raise, heighten, enhance
v. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
repudiate
v. reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust; "She repudiated the accusations"
nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
debar, exclude, bar
v. prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
wave, flourish, brandish
v. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
keep, prevent
v. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
nullify, avoid, void, quash, annul, invalidate
v. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
flush it, bomb, flunk, fail
v. fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
fail
v. judge unacceptable; "The teacher failed six students"
pass
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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