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Meaning of PASS ON

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  1. [v]  transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"
  2. [v]  move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
  3. [v]  cause to be distributed; "This letter is circulating among the faculty"
  4. [v]  give to or transfer possession of; "I am passing on my genes to my children"
  5. [v]  place into the hands or custody of; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
  6. [v]  tell or deposit (information) knowledge; "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"
  7. [v]  refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"
 Synonyms: advance, circulate, communicate, distribute, give, go on, hand, march on, move on, pass, pass, pass around, progress, put across, reach, relegate, submit, turn over
 Antonyms: fall back, recede, retire
 See Also: acknowledge, bequeath, bespeak, call for, carry, close in, commit, communicate, confide, convey, creep up, deal, deliver, deliver, displace, display, distribute, draw in, edge, elapse, encroach, entrust, forge, free, get across, get in, give away, give out, give up, glide by, go, go along, go by, hand down, hand out, hand over, impart, impinge, implant, inch, infringe, intrust, lapse, leave, locomote, message, move, overhaul, overtake, pass, pass on, penetrate, plant, plough on, press on, propagate, push on, put across, put over, quest, rachet up, ratchet, ratchet down, receipt, relay, release, relegate, relinquish, render, render, request, resign, return, reveal, scatter, send a message, send around, show, slide by, slip, slip away, slip by, sneak, sneak up, spread, spread out, string, string along, submit, tell, transfer, transmit, travel, trust, turn in, utter, will



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