HyperDic: passing

English > 12 senses of the word passing:
NOUNactpassing, pass, passing play, passing game(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
eventpassing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, releaseeuphemistic expressions for death
eventpassing, passagethe motion / motion of one object relative to another
eventpassingthe end of something
actpassing, passagea bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another
actpassing, overtakinggoing by something that is moving in order to get in front of it
actpassing, pass, qualifyingsuccess in satisfying a test or requirement
ADJECTIVEallpassing, ephemeral, short-lived, transient, transitory, fugaciouslasting a very short time
allpassing, passof advancing the ball by throwing it
allpassingallowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily
allpassing, casual, cursory, perfunctory, superficialhasty and without attention to detail
ADVERBallpassing, surpassinglyto a surpassing degree
passing > pronunciation
Soundspae'sihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > passing: 12 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLasting a very short time.
Example "a passing fancy"
Synonymsephemeral, short-lived, transient, transitory, fugacious
Broaderimpermanent, temporarynot permanent
Spanishbreve, efímero, fugaz, pasajero, transitorio
Catalanefímer, fugaç, passatger, transitori
English > passing: 12 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf advancing the ball by throwing it.
Example"a team with a good passing attack"
Synonympass
Categoryfootball, football gameAny of various games / games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
OppositerunningOf advancing the ball by running
English > passing: 12 senses > adjective 3
MeaningAllowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily.
Example"a passing grade"
BroadersatisfactoryGiving satisfaction
English > passing: 12 senses > adjective 4
Meaninghasty and without attention to detail; not thorough.
Example "a passing glance"
Synonymscasual, cursory, perfunctory, superficial
Broadercarelessmarked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness
Spanishsomero, superficial
Catalansuperficial
English > passing: 12 senses > noun 1, act
Meaning(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate.
Example"the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
Synonymspass, passing play, passing game
CategoryAmerican football, American football gameA game / game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long
Narrowerforward pass, aerialA pass to a receiver downfield / downfield from the passer
lateral pass, lateralA pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
spot passA pass to a designated spot on the field
Broaderfootball play(American football) a play by the offensive team
Spanishpase
Catalanpassi
Verbspassthrow (a ball) to another player
English > passing: 12 senses > noun 2, event
Meaningeuphemistic expressions for death.
Example"thousands mourned his passing"
Synonymsloss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release
Broaderdeath, decease, expiryThe event of dying or departure from life
Usage ofeuphemismAn inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
Spanishdeceso, defunción, expiración, fallecimiento, fenecimiento, liberación, óbito, partida, pérdida, trance, tránsito
Catalandecés, defunció, expiració, òbit, pas, trànsit, traspàs
Verbspasspass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
English > passing: 12 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe motion / motion of one object relative to another.
Example"stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets"
Synonympassage
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Verbspasstravel past
English > passing: 12 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningThe end of something.
Example"the passing of winter"
Broaderend, lastThe concluding parts of an event or occurrence
Verbspassdisappear gradually
English > passing: 12 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another.
Example "the passing of flatus"
Synonympassage
Broaderreaction, responseA bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
Spanishpaso
Catalanpas
Verbspasseliminate from the body
English > passing: 12 senses > noun 6, act
Meaninggoing by something that is moving in order to get in front of it.
Example"she drove but well but her reckless passing of every car on the road frightened me"
Synonymovertaking
BroaderreorderingA rearrangement in a different order
Spanishadelantamiento
Catalanavançament
Verbspasstravel past
English > passing: 12 senses > noun 7, act
Meaningsuccess in satisfying a test or requirement.
Example"his future depended on his passing that test"
Synonymspass, qualifying
BroadersuccessAn attainment that is successful
Oppositefailing, flunkfailure to reach a minimum required performance
Spanishaprobado
Catalanaprovat
Verbspassaccept or judge as acceptable
passgo successfully through a test or a selection process
English > passing: 12 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo a surpassing degree.
Example"she was a surpassingly beautiful woman"
Synonymsurpassingly
Spanishextremadamente, extremamente, sumamente
Catalanextremadament

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