pass on

Definitions of pass on
  1. verb
    place into the hands or custody of
    synonyms: give, hand, pass, reach, turn over
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    leave with; give temporarily
    slip, sneak
    pass on stealthily
    give (a specific card) to a player
    deliver, fork out, fork over, fork up, hand over, render, turn in
    to surrender someone or something to another
    free, give up, release, relinquish, resign
    part with a possession or right
    commit, confide, entrust, intrust, trust
    confer a trust upon
    entrust, leave
    put into the care or protection of someone
    give to in charge
    release from government control
    deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
    give away
    formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father
    give, sacrifice
    endure the loss of
    charge, consign
    give over to another for care or safekeeping
    commit again
    commit in order to fulfill an obligation
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    cause to change ownership
  2. verb
    give to or transfer possession of
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    transmit from one generation to the next
    hand down
    passed on, as by inheritance
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    bequeath, leave, will
    leave or give by will after one's death
  3. verb
    transmit (knowledge or skills)
    synonyms: give, impart, leave
    bequeath, leave, will
    leave or give by will after one's death
    convey or reveal information
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    make known; pass on, of information
    give thanks, thank
    express gratitude or show appreciation to
    hint, suggest
    drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    communicate or express nonverbally
    convey by one's expression
    make known or cause to appear with great speed
    manifest or evince
    evince, express, show
    give expression to
    intend, mean
    mean or intend to express or convey
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    let something be known
  4. verb
    transmit information
    synonyms: communicate, pass, pass along, put across
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    implant, plant
    put firmly in the mind
    send a message
    give or constitute a signal, not necessarily verbally
    pass along
    get across, put over
    communicate successfully
    bespeak, call for, quest, request
    express the need or desire for; ask for
    acknowledge, receipt
    report the receipt of
    pass on a communication
    deliver, render, return
    pass down
    send as a message
    send a message to
    make a request for something
    make a request or demand for something to somebody
    request an encore, from a performer
    write a petition for something to somebody; request formally and in writing
    request urgently and forcefully
    appeal, invoke
    request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection
    ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
    ask (for something)
    beg, solicit, tap
    make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
    obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
    ask for identification
    beg off, excuse
    ask for permission to be released from an engagement
    ask to be informed of
    ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example
    call for, invite
    request the participation or presence of
    ask in, invite
    ask to enter
    express a desire for
    ask to obtain free
    arrogate, claim, lay claim
    demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to
    ask over, ask round, invite
    invite someone to one's house
    call a meeting; invite or command to meet
    ask out, invite out, take out
    make a date
    book, hold, reserve
    arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
    send a brief electronic communication from one cellphone to another
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    communicate, convey, transmit
    transfer to another
  5. verb
    cause be distributed
    synonyms: circulate, distribute, pass around
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    send around
    forward to others
    put into circulation
    scatter, spread, spread out
    strew or distribute over an area
    circularise, circularize
    distribute circulars to
    manure, muck
    spread manure, as for fertilization
    birdlime, lime
    spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
    spread something around something
    spread throughout a given area
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    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  6. verb
    move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    synonyms: advance, go on, march on, move on, progress
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    draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw
    pull back or move away or backward
    back away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, retreat, withdraw
    make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
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    move ahead steadily
    make one's way deeper into or through
    creep up, sneak up
    advance stealthily or unnoticed
    encroach, impinge, infringe
    advance beyond the usual limit
    plough on, press on, push on
    continue moving forward
    string, string along
    move or come along
    overhaul, overtake, pass
    travel past
    close in, draw in
    advance or converge on
    edge, inch
    advance slowly, as if by inches
    rachet up, ratchet, ratchet down
    move by degrees in one direction only
    elapse, glide by, go along, go by, lapse, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by
    pass by
    get by
    pass or move in front of
    fell, fly, vanish
    pass away rapidly
    clear, top
    pass by, over, or under without making contact
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    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  7. verb
    refer to another person for decision or judgment
    synonyms: relegate, submit
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    subject, submit
    refer for judgment or consideration
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