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  1. pass off(verb)

    be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity

    "She passed off as a Russian agent"

  2. pass off(verb)


    "She passed off the insult"

  3. pass off(verb)

    cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity

    "She passed the glass off as diamonds"; "He passed himself off as a secret agent"

  4. evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass(verb)

    disappear gradually

    "The pain eventually passed off"

  5. happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place(verb)

    come to pass

    "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

  6. emit, breathe, pass off(verb)

    expel (gases or odors)


  1. pass off(Verb)

    To happen.

  2. pass off(Verb)

    To misrepresent something.

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