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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (6)

1. be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity;
- Example: "She passed off as a Russian agent"

2. disregard;
- Example: "She passed off the insult"

3. cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity;
- Example: "She passed the glass off as diamonds"
- Example: "He passed himself off as a secret agent"

4. disappear gradually;
- Example: "The pain eventually passed off"
[syn: evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass]

5. come to pass;
- Example: "What is happening?"
- Example: "The meeting took place off without an incidence"
- Example: "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
[syn: happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place]

6. expel (gases or odors);
[syn: emit, breathe, pass off]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pass off v 1: be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity; "She passed off as a Russian agent" 2: disregard; "She passed off the insult" 3: cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity; "She passed the glass off as diamonds"; "He passed himself off as a secret agent" 4: disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off" [syn: evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass] 5: come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important" [syn: happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place] 6: expel (gases or odors) [syn: emit, breathe, pass off]