passage


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Synonyms for passage

the process or an instance of passing from one form, state, or stage to another

a particular subdivision of a written work

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the act of passing from one state or place to the next

a way through or along which someone or something may pass

the passing of a law by a legislative body

a journey usually by ship

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a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another

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the motion of one object relative to another

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the act of passing something to another person

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Seymour seemed to be listening, elegant and unconscious as was his posture, and he seemed relieved when he heard the lady call out some last instructions to the Captain, and then turn sharply and run laughing down the passage towards the other end, the end on the terrace above the Thames.
Did you ever hear of another passage leading to the cave where you saw the ancient city?
he exclaimed, and strode on quickly down one of the passages.
All passages must be paid for when taken, in order that the most perfect arrangements be made for starting at the appointed time.
Very sorrowfully they determined to return to the upper world without their former companion, and so Ozma gave the order to begin the march through the passage.
The stone passage here was exactly similar, except that more doors opened out of it, to the passage on the first floor.
See, my lords," she said, holding the light before her, "those who stored the treasure here fled in haste, and bethought them to guard against any who should find the secret of the door, but had not the time," and she pointed to large square blocks of stone, which, to the height of two courses (about two feet three), had been placed across the passage with a view to walling it up.
As you spoke a while ago of the passage of the Israelites and of the catastrophe to the Egyptians, I will ask whether you have met with the traces under the water of this great historical fact?
In another minute they heard the supper-party turn out and come down the passage to their door.
Weston at the same time, walking briskly with long steps through the passage, was calling out,
Postponing his usual visit to Sorelli for a few minutes, the count followed his brother down the passage that led to Daae's dressing-room and saw that it had never been so crammed as on that evening, when the whole house seemed excited by her success and also by her fainting fit.
In this case it was actually done; for a boy who had by some means got among the concourse, and was in imminent danger of suffocation, climbed to the shoulders of a man beside him and walked upon the people's hats and heads into the open street; traversing in his passage the whole length of two staircases and a long gallery.
Such occasions, however, rarely occur and are perhaps not characteristic of Hesiod's genius: if we would see Hesiod at his best, in his most natural vein, we must turn to such a passage as that which he himself -- according to the compiler of the "Contest of Hesiod and Homer" -- selected as best in all his work, `When the Pleiades, Atlas' daughters, begin to rise.
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There was a big French bark, the TOULON, becalmed off the atoll, which the islanders boarded after a sharp tussle and wrecked in the Lipau Passage, the captain and a handful of sailors escaping in the longboat.