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Meaning of PASS OFF

Pronunciation:  pas of

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  expel, as of gases and odors
  2. [v]  come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
  3. [v]  disappear gradually; as of emotions, for example; "The pain eventually passed off"
  4. [v]  disregard; "She passed off the insult"
  5. [v]  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"
  6. [v]  be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity; "She passed off as a Russian agent"
 Synonyms: blow over, breathe, come about, emit, evanesce, fade, fleet, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, take place
 See Also: anticipate, appear, arise, bechance, befall, belch, betide, break, brush aside, brush off, bubble, burp, chance, coincide, come, come around, come off, come up, concur, contemporise, contemporize, develop, disappear, discharge, discount, dismiss, disregard, eject, emanate, eruct, exhale, expel, fall, force out, give, give forth, go, go away, go off, go over, ignore, look, make pass, materialise, materialize, operate, pass, proceed, push aside, radiate, recrudesce, recur, release, repeat, roll around, seem, shine, strike, supervene, synchronise, synchronize, transpire, turn out, vanish