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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pass offverb

    be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity

    "She passed off as a Russian agent"

    Synonyms:
    evanesce, go on, fade, hap, take place, emit, fall out, happen, fleet, occur, blow over, breathe, pass, come about

  2. pass offverb

    disregard

    "She passed off the insult"

    Synonyms:
    evanesce, go on, fade, hap, take place, emit, fall out, happen, fleet, occur, blow over, breathe, pass, come about

  3. pass offverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    evanesce, go on, fade, hap, take place, emit, fall out, happen, fleet, occur, blow over, breathe, pass, come about

  4. evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, passverb

    disappear gradually

    "The pain eventually passed off"

    Synonyms:
    perish, flit, elapse, run, make pass, go past, top, put across, go by, draw, evanesce, occur, die, snuff it, breathe, excrete, turn over, pass away, spend, slide by, emit, go, hand, legislate, happen, egest, languish, exceed, fleet, slip away, drop dead, overstep, transcend, make it, authorize, pop off, devolve, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, flutter, give, fall out, hap, slip by, go on, sink, eliminate, croak, lapse, fade, give-up the ghost, return, blow over, take place, lead, expire, overhaul, go through, reach, communicate, come about, choke, pass by, go across, overtake, wither, glide by, extend, decease, fall, pass, melt, clear, exit, conk, travel by, buy the farm, pass along, authorise, dart, surpass, guide, go along, pass on

  5. happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeverb

    come to pass

    "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

    Synonyms:
    materialise, run, perish, elapse, go past, make pass, progress, top, put across, go by, draw, evanesce, continue, occur, slip by, materialize, breathe, excrete, turn over, go, spend, bechance, slide by, croak, emit, fade, hand, legislate, happen, egest, exit, authorise, exceed, fleet, pass away, slip away, drop dead, overstep, transcend, make it, return, pop off, come out, authorize, devolve, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, give, fall out, hap, march on, glide by, go on, chance, sink, eliminate, move on, lapse, come up, give-up the ghost, blow over, take place, lead, expire, overhaul, find, advance, go through, reach, communicate, come about, keep, choke, pass by, snuff it, overtake, bump, follow, extend, come on, carry on, die, fall, pass, proceed, encounter, clear, decease, conk, travel by, buy the farm, pass along, come, befall, go across, go along, surpass, guide, pass on

  6. emit, breathe, pass offverb

    expel (gases or odors)

    Synonyms:
    evanesce, take a breather, fleet, fall out, respire, go on, hap, let loose, fade, blow over, breathe, let out, suspire, rest, happen, emit, take place, occur, give off, utter, catch one's breath, take a breath, pass, come about, give out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pass off

    Synonyms:
    palm, palm off, impose by trick, impose fraudulently

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How to use pass off in a sentence?

  1. Malay Mukherjee:

    They offer inadequate food and stay options which can be harmful, and the most dangerous, in a bid to save costs, they pass off cooks as experienced sherpas.

  2. Kyrie Irving:

    We stuck to the game plan, we didn't want a talented guy like James Harden to beat us. We wanted their other guys to beat us and we forced him to pass off to other guys and we trusted our weakside rotation.

  3. Roger Rosenblatt:

    They do not leave home without American Express. ... Blame the moral carelessness that parents pass off as the gift of freedom as they cut their children loose like colorful kites and wish them an exciting flight.


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