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pass over

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jump, pass over, skip, skip oververb


    "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"

  2. transit, pass through, move through, pass across, pass oververb

    make a passage or journey from one place to another

    "The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs;" "Some travelers pass through the desert"

  3. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut acrossverb

    travel across or pass over

    "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

  4. pass over, overflyverb

    fly over

    "The plane passed over Damascus"

  5. wipe, pass oververb

    rub with a circular motion

    "wipe the blackboard"; "He passed his hands over the soft cloth"


  1. pass oververb

    to bypass (something); to skip (something)

  2. pass oververb

    to make a transit of; to pass through or across (something)

  3. pass oververb

    to fly over (something)

  4. pass oververb

    to die


  1. Pass Over

    Pass Over is a 2018 American drama film directed by Spike Lee and starring Jon Michael Hill, Julian Parker, Ryan Hallahan and Blake DeLong. It is a filmed performance of the play of the same name by Antoinette Nwandu.


  1. pass over

    Pass over generally means to skip, ignore, or disregard something or someone. It can also refer to moving across, through, or above something. Additionally, it is used to describe the Jewish holiday, Passover, commemorating the liberation of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pass over in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pass over in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of pass over in a Sentence

  1. Frank Herbert:

    I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.

  2. Joseph Addison:

    What an absurd thing it is to pass over all the valuable parts of a man, and fix our attention on his infirmities.

  3. Francis Bacon:

    The general root of superstition is that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss and commit to memory the one, and pass over the other.

  4. Astronaut Scott Kelly:

    This past summer you could notice the drought in California clearly and the fires, today we had this incredible pass over the Himalayas, and to just see all that pollution that's just kind of riding up against those mountains from the south, it's kind of heartbreaking to see that.

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    the act of carrying something
    • A. attend
    • B. signify
    • C. observe
    • D. carry

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