|1.||[ verb ] disregard|
"She passed off the insult"
|2.||[ verb ] be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity|
: "She passed off as a Russian agent"
|3.||[ verb ] come to pass|
|Synonyms:||happen occur take_place go_on pass come_about hap|
"What is happening?" "The meeting took place off without an incidence" "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
|Related terms:||come anticipate happen work turn_out proceed happen arise recur concur develop befall fall fall chance go_off synchronize break give supervene come_around transpire break|
|4.||[ verb ] 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"
|5.||[ verb ] disappear gradually; as of emotions, for example|
|Synonyms:||fade pass fleet blow_over evanesce|
"The pain eventually passed off"
|Related terms:||disappear passing|
|6.||[ verb ] be a forerunner of or occur earlier than, as in|
|Synonyms:||happen take_place go_on pass come_about anticipate fall_out hap occur|
: "This composition anticipates Impressionism"
|Related terms:||happen come happen work turn_out proceed happen arise recur concur develop befall fall fall chance go_off anticipate intervene break give transpire supervene break come_around synchronize happening hap|
|7.||[ verb ] have as a by-product|
|Synonyms:||emit give_off breathe|
"The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"
|Related terms:||have discharge bubble burp radiate exhale force_out emission|