What is another word for passes?

Pronunciation: [pˈasɪz] (IPA)

Passes, similar to the word 'goes through', is a multifaceted term. There are various words that agree with and identify with it at different levels. A related term for passes would be 'transits,' meaning to travel across or through a place, while 'crosses over' implies to pass beyond or traverse over a limitation or boundary. Additionally, 'moves past,' 'traverses,' and 'navigates' are all appropriate synonyms for 'passes.' Similar to 'goes through,' 'passes' implies completion while indicating forward motion. 'Speeds past,' 'cruises,' and 'slips by' suggests motion at a particular pace while still conveying progress. With so many suitable alternatives, there's no need to use 'passes' redundantly in your writing.

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Usage examples for Passes

By the judgment each man passes on Christ he passes judgment on himself.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Since it was a week-end and there was nowhere to go on what few week-end passes were given, the Club was packed.
"For Every Man A Reason"
Patrick Wilkins
As often as the Bedouins go for water and we hide in the passes, you may be sure that the dog will stay with the children.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Passes

  • Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up.
    Dean Acheson
  • What is lovely never dies, put passes into other loveliness.
    Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.
    Gillian Anderson
  • What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.
    Raymond Aron
  • The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not polluted.
    Saint Aurelius Augustine

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