[n] success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
[n] going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; "she drove but well but her reckless passing of every car on the road frightened me"
[n] a football play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
[n] a bodily process of passing from one place or stage to another; "the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus"
[n] the end of something; "the passing of winter"
[n] the motion of one object relative to another; "stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets"
[n] euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
[adv] to an extreme degree or extent; "his eyesight was exceedingly defective"
[adj] enduring a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but at is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"
departure, ephemeral, exceedingly, exit, expiration, extremely, fugacious, going, impermanent, loss, overtaking, pass, passage, passage, passing game, passing play, qualifying, release, short-lived, temporary, transient, transitory