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English verb: pass over

1. pass over (cognition) bypass


SamplesHe skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible.


Synonymsjump, skip, skip over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)drop, leave out, miss, neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, pretermit

2. pass over (motion) make a passage or journey from one place to another


SamplesThe tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs;.
Some travelers pass through the desert.


Synonymsmove through, pass across, pass through, transit


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass


Narrower (hyponym)cut


Verb grouptransit

3. pass over (motion) travel across or pass over


SamplesThe caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.


Synonymscover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, track, traverse


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass


Narrower (hyponym)bridge, course, crisscross, drive, ford, hop, jaywalk, stride, take, tramp, walk

4. pass over (motion) fly over


SamplesThe plane passed over Damascus.


Synonymsoverfly


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Domain categoryair, air travel, aviation

5. pass over (contact) rub with a circular motion


SamplesWipe the blackboard.
He passed his hands over the soft cloth.


Synonymswipe


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)rub


Narrower (hyponym)broom, sponge, squeegee, sweep, towel, whisk, whisk off









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