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Passage (IPA: /ˈpæsədʒ/, /ˈpæsɪdʒ/)


Passage (v. i.)

The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a bird; the passage of light; the passage of fluids through the pores or channels of the body.

Passage (v. i.)

Transit by means of conveyance; journey, as by water, carriage, car, or the like; travel; right, liberty, or means, of passing; conveyance.

Passage (v. i.)

Price paid for the liberty to pass; fare; as, to pay one's passage.

Passage (v. i.)

Removal from life; decease; departure; death.

Passage (v. i.)

Way; road; path; channel or course through or by which one passes; way of exit or entrance; way of access or transit. Hence, a common avenue to various apartments in a building; a hall; a corridor.

Passage (v. i.)

A continuous course, process, or progress; a connected or continuous series; as, the passage of time.

Passage (v. i.)

A separate part of a course, process, or series; an occurrence; an incident; an act or deed.

Passage (v. i.)

A particular portion constituting a part of something continuous; esp., a portion of a book, speech, or musical composition; a paragraph; a clause.

Passage (v. i.)

Reception; currency.

Passage (v. i.)

A pass or en encounter; as, a passage at arms.

Passage (v. i.)

A movement or an evacuation of the bowels.

Passage (v. i.)

In parliamentary proceedings: (a) The course of a proposition (bill, resolution, etc.) through the several stages of consideration and action; as, during its passage through Congress the bill was amended in both Houses. (b) The advancement of a bill or other proposition from one stage to another by an affirmative vote; esp., the final affirmative action of the body upon a proposition; hence, adoption; enactment; as, the passage of the bill to its third reading was delayed.

Passage

Artificial gait of a horse

Passage

A comparatively deep and narrow waterway affording a passage for a vessel.

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Album

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2007 video game created by Jason Rohrer

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2009 film by Shekhar Kapur

Passage Synonyms

Enactment

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Handing Over

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Musical Passage

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Passageway

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Passing

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Passing

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Transit

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Passage (Last Name / Surname)

Passage is the #49,087 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 429 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Passage in Spanish is Paso

Tagalog Translation

Passage in Tagalog is Bayad

Example Sentence (Quote)

" E'en like the passage of an angel's tear That falls through the clear ether silently." - John Keats

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Pliny hath an odd and remarkable Passage concerning the Death of Men and Animals upon the Recess or Ebb of the Sea." - Death

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Read over your compositions, and wherever you meet with a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out." - Samuel Johnson

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time." - Richard Dawkins

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Richard Dawkins, 'Unweaving The Rainbow'; Dawkins has stated on many occasions that this passage will be read at his funeral." - Death


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