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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (7)

1. place into the hands or custody of;
- Example: "hand me the spoon, please"
- Example: "Turn the files over to me, please"
- Example: "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
[syn: pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give]

2. transmit (knowledge or skills);
- Example: "give a secret to the Russians"
- Example: "leave your name and address here"
- Example: "impart a new skill to the students"
[syn: impart, leave, give, pass on]

3. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense;
- Example: "Time marches on"
[syn: advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on]

4. give to or transfer possession of;
- Example: "She passed the family jewels on to her daughter-in-law"

5. refer to another person for decision or judgment;
- Example: "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"
[syn: relegate, pass on, submit]

6. cause be distributed;
- Example: "This letter is being circulated among the faculty"
[syn: circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute]

7. transmit information ;
- Example: "Please communicate this message to all employees"
- Example: "pass along the good news"
[syn: communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pass on v 1: 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" [syn: pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give] 2: transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students" [syn: impart, leave, give, pass on] 3: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on" [syn: advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on] [ant: draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw] 4: give to or transfer possession of; "She passed the family jewels on to her daughter-in-law" 5: refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues" [syn: relegate, pass on, submit] 6: cause be distributed; "This letter is being circulated among the faculty" [syn: circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute] 7: transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news" [syn: communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

185 Moby Thesaurus words for "pass on": OK, abalienate, accept, accredit, add a codicil, advance, affirm, alien, alienate, amen, amortize, approve, assign, authenticate, authorize, autograph, barter, be lost, bequeath, break, broadcast, carry over, cease to be, cease to live, cede, certify, change hands, change ownership, come along, come on, communicate, confer, confirm, consign, convey, cosign, countersign, cover ground, decease, deed, deed over, deliver, demise, depart, depart this life, deport, descend, devise, devolve, devolve upon, die, diffuse, disseminate, endorse, enfeoff, entail, exchange, execute a will, expel, expire, export, extradite, fall, fall asleep, gain ground, gather head, gather way, get across, get ahead, get along, get over, give, give permission, give the go-ahead, give the imprimatur, give thumbs up, give title to, give word, go, go ahead, go along, go fast, go forward, go on, go out, hand, hand down, hand forward, hand on, hand over, impart, import, initial, leave, leave word, make a bequest, make a will, make good time, make head against, make headway, make known, make over, make progress, make progress against, make strides, make up leeway, metastasize, metathesize, move, move forward, negotiate, notarize, part, pass, pass along, pass away, pass over, pass the buck, pass upon, perfuse, perish, permit, proceed, progress, put off mortality, quit this world, ratify, relay, render, report, return to dust, roll, rubber stamp, sanction, say amen to, seal, second, sell, send, send word, settle, settle on, share, share with, sign, sign and seal, sign away, sign over, signal, spread, stem, step forward, stop breathing, subscribe to, succeed, succumb, support, surrender, swear and affirm, swear to, switch, tell, trade, transfer, transfer property, transfuse, translate, translocate, transmit, transplace, transplant, transpose, travel, turn over, undersign, underwrite, up and die, validate, visa, vise, warrant, will, will and bequeath, will to, yield the ghost