pass over

verb
1. bypass (Freq. 2)
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He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible

Syn: ↑jump, ↑skip, ↑skip over
Hypernyms:
neglect, ↑pretermit, ↑omit, ↑drop, ↑miss, ↑leave out, ↑overlook, ↑overleap
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. travel across or pass over (Freq. 1)
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The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑crossing (for: ↑cross), ↑track (for: ↑track), ↑traverse (for: ↑traverse), ↑traverser (for: ↑traverse), ↑traversal (for: ↑traverse)
Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑go through, ↑go across
Hyponyms:
tramp, ↑stride, ↑walk, ↑crisscross, ↑ford, ↑bridge, ↑jaywalk, ↑drive, ↑take, ↑course, ↑hop
Verb Frames:
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Something is ——ing PP

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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s PP

3. fly over (Freq. 1)
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The plane passed over Damascus

Syn: ↑overfly
Topics: ↑air travel, ↑aviation, ↑air
Hypernyms: ↑travel, ↑go, ↑move, ↑locomote
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

4. make a passage or journey from one place to another (Freq. 1)
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The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs; " "Some travelers pass through the desert

Derivationally related forms: ↑transit (for: ↑transit), ↑transition (for: ↑transit)
Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑go through, ↑go across
Hyponyms: ↑cut
Verb Group: ↑transit
Verb Frames:
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Something is ——ing PP

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Somebody ——s PP

5. rub with a circular motion
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wipe the blackboard

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He passed his hands over the soft cloth

Syn: ↑wipe
See Also: ↑pass, ↑wipe off (for: ↑wipe), ↑wipe away (for: ↑wipe), ↑wipe out (for: ↑wipe)
Derivationally related forms: ↑wipe (for: ↑wipe), ↑wiper (for: ↑wipe)
Hypernyms: ↑rub
Hyponyms:
sponge, ↑squeegee, ↑sweep, ↑broom, ↑towel, ↑whisk, ↑whisk off
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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pass over [phrasal verb]
1 pass over (someone) or pass (someone) over : to not choose (someone) for a job, position, etc.

When it came time to select the recipient of the award, the committee once again passed him over. [=the committee did not give him an award]

The quarterback was passed over by other teams.

— often + for

She was passed over for another promotion.

2 pass over (something) or pass (something) over : to leave out (something)

passing over [=skipping] the more boring parts of the book

: to not discuss or deal with (something)

Let's pass over the technical details and get straight to the parts that really interest you.

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Main Entry:pass

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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Look at other dictionaries:

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  • pass over — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms pass over : present tense I/you/we/they pass over he/she/it passes over present participle passing over past tense passed over past participle passed over 1) pass someone over [often passive] to not give… …   English dictionary

  • pass over — 1) PHRASAL VERB: usu passive If someone is passed over for a job or position, they do not get the job or position and someone younger or less experienced is chosen instead. [be V ed P for n] She claimed she was repeatedly passed over for… …   English dictionary

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