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Accepting, receiving. Assimilating, digesting. Phrases Synonymous with passing. Lingering eyebrow pencil. 7 to express (a thought or emotion) in words. He'll occasionally pass some insightful comment, but in general he doesn't have much to contribute. Synonyms for passing. Synonyms for 'pass': round, clear, pass by, shave, circumvent, circumnavigate, detour, avoid, range, stay away.

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  • Pass by definition is - to happen without being noticed or acted upon by (someone). How to use pass by in a sentence.
  • See definition of pass on Dictionary.com. Noun opening through solid. Noun authorization, permission. Noun sexual proposition. Noun predicament. Verb go by, elapse; move onward. Verb surpass, beat. Verb succeed, graduate. Verb give, transfer.
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pass by

1. To move, travel, or proceed past someone or something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between 'pass' and 'by.' We passed by a number of cute houses on our tour of the neighborhood.Turn left after you pass by the old church in the middle of town.
2. To ignore, overlook, or disregard someone or something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between 'pass' and 'by.' They passed by my stand and went for the pastries the girl next to me was selling.I'm telling you, don't pass such a great opportunity by—you'll regret it for the rest of your life!He felt like life had passed him by, and now he was stuck in middle age with no interesting experiences or memories.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

pass someone or something by

to miss someone or something; to overlook someone or something. The storm passed by the town leaving it unharmed. The teacher passed me by and chose the next person in line.

pass by (someone or something)

to move or travel past someone, something, or some place. Please don't pass by me so fast. If you pass by a large white house with a red roof, you have gone too far.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pass by

1. Proceed past something, as in If you pass by a white house, you've gone too far. [c. 1300]
2. Also, pass over. Disregard, overlook, as in Just pass by the first few pages and you'll get to the basics, or Ralph was passed over for promotion. [1300s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

pass by

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1. To move or travel past someone or something: You'll pass by many herds of cattle on your trip through the plains. We passed by Toledo on our way to Chicago.
2. To go past someone or something without stopping or acknowl-edging: We waved at the approaching truck, but it passed us by.
3. To move past in time; elapse: Many weeks passed by with no rain.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Synonyms for bypass

get round

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  • body-swerve

go round

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  • depart from
  • deviate from
  • pass round
  • detour round

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ringroad

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  • alternative route
  • relief road

Synonyms for bypass

the act, an instance, or a means of avoiding

to pass around but not through

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to keep away from

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a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center

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a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

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avoid something unpleasant or laborious

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