HyperDic: pass_off

English > 6 senses of the expression pass off:
VERBperceptionpass offbe accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity
communicationpass offdisregard
motionpass offcause to be circulated / circulated and accepted in a false character or identity
changepass off, evanesce, fade, blow over, fleet, passdisappear gradually
changepass off, happen, hap, go on, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placecome to pass
bodypass off, emit, breatheexpel (gases or odors)
English > pass off: 6 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBe accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishhacerse pasar por
Catalanfer-se passar per
English > pass off: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdisregard.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignorebar from attention or consideration
Spanishpasar
Catalanpassar per alt
English > pass off: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningCause to be circulated / circulated and accepted in a false character or identity.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Broaderpass, make passCause to pass
Spanishhacer pasar por
English > pass off: 6 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningdisappear gradually.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsevanesce, fade, blow over, fleet, pass
Broaderdisappear, vanish, go awayGet lost, as without warning or explanation
Spanishdesaparecer, desvanecerse, esfumarse, marchar, pasar
Catalandesaparèixer, esvair-se, remetre
English > pass off: 6 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningCome to pass.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; It ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymshappen, hap, go on, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
Caused byeffect, effectuate, set upproduce
trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch offput in motion or move to act
NarroweranticipateBe a forerunner of or occur earlier than
arise, come upResult or issue / issue
backfire, backlash, recoilCome back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect
befall, bechance, betideBecome of
break, recrudesce, develophappen / happen
breakhappen or take place
chanceBe the case by chance
comeCome to pass
come around, roll aroundhappen regularly
concur, coincidehappen simultaneously
developBe gradually disclosed or unfolded
falloccur at a specified time or place
fall, shine, striketouch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
giveOccur
go off, come off, go overhappen in a particular manner
happen, materialize, materialisecome into being
happen, befall, bechancehappen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance
interveneOccur between other event or between certain points of time
proceed, goFollow a certain course
recur, repeathappen or occur again
resultCome about or follow as a consequence
supervenetake place as an additional or unexpected development
synchronize, synchronise, contemporize, contemporisehappen at the same time
transpirecome about, happen, or occur
turn outprove to be in the result or end
Spanishacaecer, acontecer, llegar a ocurrir, llegar a pasar, ocurrir, pasar, sobrevenir, suceder, tener lugar
Catalanesdevenir-se, ocórrer, passar, sobrevenir, succeir, tenir lloc
English > pass off: 6 senses > verb 6, body
MeaningExpel (gases or odors) .
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsemit, breathe
Narrowerbubbleform, produce, or emit bubbles
burp, bubble, belch, eructExpel gas from the stomach
exhale, give forth, emanateGive out (breath or an odor)
force outemit or cause to move with force of effort
radiatesend out real or metaphoric rays
Broaderexhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseEliminate (a substance)
Spanishexhalar, vomitar
Catalanexhalar

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