HyperDic: pass_on

English > 7 senses of the expression pass on:
VERBpossessionpass on, pass, hand, reach, turn over, giveplace into the hands or custody of
possessionpass on, impart, leave, givetransmit (knowledge or skills)
motionpass on, advance, progress, move on, march on, go onmove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
possessionpass ongive to or transfer possession of
socialpass on, relegate, submitrefer to another person for decision or judgment
motionpass on, circulate, pass around, distributecause be distributed
communicationpass on, communicate, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
English > pass on: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningplace into the hands or custody of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey pass on the parcel to their parents
Synonymspass, hand, reach, turn over, give
NarrowerdealGive (a specific card) to a player
entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commitconfer a trust upon
entrust, leaveput into the care or protection of someone
giveLeave with
hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, deliver, renderTo surrender / surrender someone or something to another
release, relinquish, resign, free, give upPart with a possession or right
slip, sneakPass on stealthily
BroadertransferCause to change ownership
Spanishacercar, alcanzar, ceder, dar, dispensar, entregar, pasar, propinar, traspasar
Catalanacostar, apropar, aproximar, cedir, dispensar, donar, entregar, lliurar, passar, propinar, traspassar
English > pass on: 7 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningTransmit (knowledge or skills).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey won't pass on the story
Synonymsimpart, leave, give
Narrowerconveymake known
BroadertellLet something be known
See alsopassplace into the hands or custody of
Similar tobequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death
giveconvey or reveal information
Spanishcomunicar, dar, impartir, transmitir, trasmitir
Catalancomunicar, transmetre
English > pass on: 7 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsadvance, progress, move on, march on, go on
Entailed byapproach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come nearMove towards
Narrowerclose in, draw inAdvance or converge on
creep up, sneak upAdvance stealthily or unnoticed
edge, inchAdvance slowly, as if by inches
elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go alongpass by
encroach, infringe, impingeAdvance beyond the usual limit
forgeMove ahead steadily
pass, overtake, overhaulTravel past
penetratemake one's way deeper into or through
press on, push on, plough onContinue moving forward
ratchet, rachet up, ratchet downMove by degrees in one direction only
string, string alongMove or come along
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Oppositewithdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backpull back or move away or backward
Spanishadentrarse, anticipar, avanzarse, avanzar, internarse
Catalananticipar, avançar-se, endinsar-se, internar-se
English > pass on: 7 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningGive to or transfer possession of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Narrowerhand downPassed on, as by inheritance / inheritance / inheritance
propagatetransmit from one generation to the next
Broaderbequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death
See alsopassplace into the hands or custody of
Spanishpasar, transferir, transmitir
English > pass on: 7 senses > verb 5, social
Meaningrefer to another person for decision or judgment.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsrelegate, submit
Broadersubmitrefer for judgment or consideration
See alsopassplace into the hands or custody of
Spanishtransmitir
English > pass on: 7 senses > verb 6, motion
MeaningCause be distributed.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymscirculate, pass around, distribute
Narrowersend aroundForward to others
spread, scatter, spread outstrew or distribute over an area
utterput into circulation
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishdistribuir, repartir
Catalandistribuir, repartir
English > pass on: 7 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningtransmit information.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymscommunicate, pass, pass along, put across
Narroweracknowledge, receiptReport the receipt of
carryPass on a communication
get across, put overCommunicate successfully
messagesend as a message
messagesend a message to
plant, implantput firmly in the mind
relayPass along
render, deliver, returnPass down
request, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
send a messageGive or constitute a signal, not necessarily verbally
telecommunicateCommunicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
Broaderconvey, transmit, communicatetransfer to another
See alsopassplace into the hands or custody of
Spanishcomunicar, informar, transmitir
Catalancomunicar, fer entendre

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