Associations to the word «Passage»


PASSAGE, noun. A paragraph or section of text or music with particular meaning.
PASSAGE, noun. Part of a path or journey.
PASSAGE, noun. The official approval of a bill or act by a parliament.
PASSAGE, noun. (art) The use of tight brushwork to link objects in separate spatial plains. Commonly seen in Cubist works.
PASSAGE, noun. A passageway or corridor.
PASSAGE, noun. (caving) An underground cavity, formed by water or falling rocks, which is much longer than it is wide.
PASSAGE, noun. (euphemistic) The vagina.
PASSAGE, noun. The act of passing
PASSAGE, verb. (medicine) To pass a pathogen through a host or medium
PASSAGE, verb. (rare) To make a passage, especially by sea; to cross
PASSAGE, noun. (dressage) A movement in classical dressage, in which the horse performs a very collected, energetic, and elevated trot that has a longer period of suspension between each foot fall than a working trot.
PASSAGE, verb. (intransitive) (dressage) To execute a passage movement
PASSAGE ISLANDS, proper noun. A group of islands in the Virgin Islands chain, to the west of the Virgin Islands archipelago and east of Puerto Rico; separated from the Virgin Islands archipelago by the Virgin Passage channel.
PASSAGE MAKER, noun. Alternative spelling of passagemaker
PASSAGE MIGRANT, noun. A bird that stops somewhere for a short time during a seasonal migration.
PASSAGE MIGRANTS, noun. Plural of passage migrant
PASSAGE OF ARMS, noun. A chivalric feat of arms involving the forcing of a passage protected by a knight or a group of knights.
PASSAGE OF ARMS, noun. Any feat of arms, especially used to display the prowess of the participants.
PASSAGE OF ARMS, noun. An argument.
PASSAGE OF TIME, noun. The elapsing of time.

Dictionary definition

PASSAGE, noun. The act of passing from one state or place to the next.
PASSAGE, noun. A section of text; particularly a section of medium length.
PASSAGE, noun. A way through or along which someone or something may pass.
PASSAGE, noun. The passing of a law by a legislative body.
PASSAGE, noun. A journey usually by ship; "the outward passage took 10 days".
PASSAGE, noun. A short section of a musical composition.
PASSAGE, noun. A path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages".
PASSAGE, noun. A bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another; "the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus".
PASSAGE, noun. The motion of one object relative to another; "stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets".
PASSAGE, noun. The act of passing something to another person.

Wise words

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.