Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pass_off

6 senses of pass off

Sense 1
pass off -- (be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity; "She passed off as a Russian agent")
       => look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")

Sense 2
pass off -- (disregard; "She passed off the insult")
       => dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore -- (bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances")

Sense 3
pass off -- (cause to be circulated and accepted in a false character or identity; "She passed the glass off as diamonds"; "He passed himself off as a secret agent")
       => pass, make pass -- (cause to pass; "She passed around the plates")

Sense 4
evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass -- (disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off")
       => disappear, vanish, go away -- (get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace")

Sense 5
happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place -- (come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important")

Sense 6
emit, breathe, pass off -- (expel (gases or odors))
       => exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release -- (eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas")

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