Noun(1) (American football(2) euphemistic expressions for death(3) the motion of one object relative to another(4) the end of something(5) a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another(6) going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it(7) success in satisfying a test or requirement
Verb(1) go across or through(2) move past(3) make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation(4) pass by(5) place into the hands or custody of(6) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point(7) travel past(8) come to pass(9) go unchallenged; be approved(10) use up a period of time in a specific way(11) pass over, across, or through(12) transmit information(13) disappear gradually(14) go successfully through a test or a selection process(15) be superior or better than some standard(16) accept or judge as acceptable
Adjective(1) lasting a very short time(2) of advancing the ball by throwing it(3) allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection(4) hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough, or cursory
Adverb(1) to an extraordinary degree
(1) He's Harry Potter, and for his fans, until they need a passing grade in that film-study course, that's good enough.(2) It was a game which exuded excellent, fast play with good passing , finishing and sporting behaviour.(3) He got a passing grade, but only after seducing the 55-year old former heavy metal chick that taught the class.(4) The passing of time has not erased old enmities.(5) While everyone knew it was there somewhere in the foothills of life, society, the medical world and the Church seemed to give it no more than a passing glance.(6) The passing of any significant literary figure is always a sad business; but what to make of the spectacular nature of Green's death?(7) One major factor has been India's economic reform process, which began with the passing of the Cold War.(8) You probably see passing references to the casualties, like daily box scores-just as brief and much more brutal.(9) In fact I do forget, but then I see my reflection in a storefront window or in the window of a passing car, and I'm this man holding a box.(10) He keeps it simple, his movement and passing are excellent, and physically he is as fit as anybody.(11) For a while we chatted about operas we had seen, and so on, the occasional passing reference to life outside opera, nothing special, nothing heavy.(12) I hope that the New Zealand public will take some notice of the passing of these two people who were men of principle, men we could respect.(13) Demonstrators burned tyres and hurled stones at passing police cars.(14) Their passing and movement was excellent and Walsh added to his tally on ten minutes following an flowing move through midfield.(15) I suspect it was the latter, because more and more people left with each passing inning.(16) Death also symbolises endings, so the passing of relationships, jobs and periods of life are reflected upon.