the act of passing from one state or place to the next
a section of text; particularly a section of medium length
a way through or along which someone or something may pass
the passing of a law by a legislative body
a journey usually by ship
"the outward passage took 10 days"
passage, musical passage(noun)
a short section of a musical composition
a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
"the nasal passages"
a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another
"the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus"
passing, qualifying, departure, transition, handing over, loss, passageway, enactment, going, release, exit, passing play, passing game, musical passage, expiration, pass, transit, overtaking
the motion of one object relative to another
"stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets"
passing, qualifying, departure, transition, handing over, loss, passageway, enactment, going, release, exit, passing play, passing game, pass, musical passage, expiration, transit, overtaking
passage, handing over(noun)
the act of passing something to another person
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A career was originally the ground for a race, or, especially, for a knight's charge in tournament or battle; whence career was early applied to the charge itself.
If you will use the lance, take ground for your career.... The four horsemen met in full career.
ScottQuentin Durward ch. 14, p. 194. [ D. F. & CO.]
In its figurative use career signifies some continuous and conspicuous work, usually a life-work, and most frequently one of honorable achievement. Compare BUSINESS.
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How to use passage in a sentence?
We'll find out how it's doing -- whether it survived the passage through the Pluto system. Hopefully it did, we're counting on that. But there's a little bit of drama because this is true exploration. New Horizons ' is flying into the unknown.
There must be safe passage for the sick and the wounded and the dying civilians.
I have an idea that some men are born out of their due place. Accident has cast them amid certain surroundings, but they have always a nostalgia for a home they know not. They are strangers at their birthplace, and the leafy lanes they have known from childhood or the populous streets in which they have played, remain but a place of passage. They may spend their whole lives aliens among their kindred and remain aloof among the only scenes they have ever knows. Perhaps it is this sense of strangeness that sends men far and wide in the search for something permanent, to which they may attach themselves. Perhaps some deep-rooted atavism urges the wanderer back to lands which his ancestors left in the dim beginnings of history. Sometimes a man hits upon a place to which he mysteriously feels that he belongs. Here is the home he sought, and he will settle amid scenes that he has never seen before, among men he has never known, as though they were familiar to him from his birth. Here at last he finds rest.
I think it's groundbreaking because it's basically mapping the passage of whales and other marine mammals through these really important passageways between the Pacific and the Atlantic.
I am confident in what he said, there is an overwhelming possibility the remains will be found... the chances are getting better with the passage of time.
Translations for passage
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- passatgeCatalan, Valencian
- Passus, PassageGerman
- διέλευση, απόσπασμα, μελωδία, διάβαση, εδάφιο, δίοδος, πέρασμα, διάδρομος, ψήφιση, περικοπή, χωρίο, έγκρισηGreek
- käytävä, juoksutus, hyväksyminen, osuus, välikkö, etappi, jakso, passageFinnish
- 一節, 通過, 通路Japanese
- transitus, iterLatin
- riunga, awarua, pāhihi, kauhangaMāori
- passus, passasjeNorwegian
- passasje, passusNorwegian Nynorsk
- passagem, corredorPortuguese
- пассаж, переход, проход, выдержка, принятие, отрывок, коридорRussian
- đoạn vănVietnamese
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