Definition of Pass over

1. Verb. Bypass. "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"

Exact synonyms: Jump, Skip, Skip Over
Generic synonyms: Drop, Leave Out, Miss, Neglect, Omit, Overleap, Overlook, Pretermit

2. Verb. Make a passage or journey from one place to another. "Some travelers pass through the desert"
Exact synonyms: Move Through, Pass Across, Pass Through, Transit
Related verbs: Transit
Specialized synonyms: Cut
Generic synonyms: Go Across, Go Through, Pass
Derivative terms: Transit, Transition

3. Verb. Travel across or pass over. "These men pass over the river"; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

4. Verb. Fly over. "The plane passed over Damascus"
Exact synonyms: Overfly
Category relationships: Air, Air Travel, Aviation
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel

5. Verb. Rub with a circular motion. "He passed his hands over the soft cloth"
Exact synonyms: Wipe
Generic synonyms: Rub
Specialized synonyms: Sponge, Squeegee, Broom, Sweep, Towel, Whisk, Whisk Off
Also: Pass, Wipe Away, Wipe Off, Wipe Off, Wipe Out
Derivative terms: Wipe, Wiper, Wiper, Wiper

Definition of Pass over

1. Verb. (transitive) to bypass (something); to skip (something) ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to make a transit of; to pass through or across (something) ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) to fly over (something) ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive euphemistic) to die ¹

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Literary usage of Pass over

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pilgrim's Progress, from this World to that which is to Come by John Bunyan (1806)
"... insurer of thy bliss j The bank above must fail, before the venture miss, CHAP. IX. They pass over the Enchanted Ground, and enter the pleasant country ..."

2. The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses by Robert Louis Stevenson (1905)
"... of a wild monologue on religion, death, and eternity, I would see a change pass over ... pass over ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... while responsive to the relatively low frequency ringing current, does not permit the talking current to pass over the stalled at New Haven, Conn., ..."

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