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  Definition of pass on
  1. transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"
  2. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
  3. cause to be distributed; "This letter is circulating among the faculty"
  4. give to or transfer possession of; "I am passing on my genes to my children"
  5. place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
  6. tell or deposit (information) knowledge; "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"
  7. refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"
Similar Words: communicate, pass, put across, advance, progress, move on, march on, go on, circulate, pass around, distribute, hand, reach, turn over, give, impart, leave, relegate, submit

 

See Also: distribute, give out, hand out, hand down, hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, get in, deliver, render, relegate, submit, impart, leave, give, communicate, pass, put across

 

Hyponyms: plant, implant, send a message, relay, get across, put over, request, bespeak, call for, quest, acknowledge, receipt, carry, render, deliver, return, message, reveal, display, show, forge, penetrate, creep up, sneak up, encroach, infringe, impinge, press on, push on, plough on, string, string along, pass, overtake, overhaul, close in, draw in, edge, inch, ratchet, rachet up, ratchet down, elapse, lapse, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along, send around, utter, spread, scatter, spread out, propagate, hand down, give, slip, sneak, deal, hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, get in, release, relinquish, resign, free, give up, entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit, leave

 

Grouped Verbs: give, bequeath, will, leave

 

Derivational Morphology: communication, communicating, communicator, progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, advancer, circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway, circulation, hand, manus, mitt, paw, passage, handing over, giving, conveyance, imparting, impartation, delegating, delegation, relegating, relegation, deputation

 

 
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