|1.||[ verb ] place into the hands or custody of|
|Synonyms:||hand pass give turn_over reach|
"hand me the spoon, please" "Turn the files over to me, please" "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
|Related terms:||transfer give release entrust hand_over entrust deal slip impart communicate hand_over give_away relegate hand_down hand passage|
|2.||[ verb ] tell or deposit (information) knowledge|
|Synonyms:||give impart leave|
"give a secret to the Russians" "leave your name and address here"
|Related terms:||tell give bequeath conveyance|
|3.||[ verb ] move forward, also in the metaphorical sense|
|Synonyms:||go_on advance move_on march_on progress|
: "Time marches on"
|Related terms:||recede travel elapse pass close_in edge press_on encroach creep_up ratchet penetrate forge string progress progress|
|4.||[ verb ] give to or transfer possession of|
"I am passing on my genes to my children"
|Related terms:||bequeath hand_down propagate|
|5.||[ verb ] cause to be distributed|
|Synonyms:||circulate distribute pass_around|
"This letter is circulating among the faculty"
|Related terms:||move spread send_around utter circular circulation|
|6.||[ verb ] refer to another person for decision or judgment|
"She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"
|Related terms:||submit delegating|
|7.||[ verb ] transmit information|
|Synonyms:||communicate pass put_across|
"Please communicate this message to all employees"
|Related terms:||convey request reveal acknowledge relay render get_across carry message message send_a_message plant communication communication communicator|