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  Definition of passage
  1. the act of passing from one state or place to the next
  2. a journey usually by ship; "the outward passage took 10 days"
  3. the act of passing something to another person
  4. a bodily process of passing from one place or stage to another; "the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus"
  5. the passing of a law by a legislative body
  6. a way through or along which someone or something may pass
  7. a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
  8. a section of text; particularly a section of medium length
  9. a short section of a musical composition
  10. the motion of one object relative to another; "stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets"
Similar Words: transition, transit, handing over, passing, enactment, passageway, musical passage

 

Hyponyms: fossilization, fossilisation, lockage, relay, adit, aisle, channel, conduit, cul, cul de sac, dead end, fish ladder, passageway, right of way, shaft, throat, birth canal, meatus, orifice, opening, porta, duct, epithelial duct, canal, sinusoid, root canal, esophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gullet, epicardia, fauces, fistula, sinus, shunt, excerpt, extract, selection, locus classicus, place, purple passage, transition, text, allegro, intro, phrase, musical phrase, cadence, cadenza, largo, adagio, recitative, modulation, impromptu

 

Part Meronyms: text, textual matter

 

Derivational Morphology: transit, pass through, pass across, pass over, sink, pass, lapse, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give, excrete, egest, eliminate, legislate, ordain, enact, overtake, overhaul

 

Anagrams: seepage

 

 
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