Definitions For Passing


  • Success in satisfying a test or requirement
  • Going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it
  • (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
  • A bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another
  • The end of something
  • The motion of one object relative to another
  • Euphemistic expressions for death
  • The act of moving toward and beyond something
  • A person's death
  • The act of officially approving a bill, law, etc.


  • Hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
  • Lasting a very short time
  • Allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily


  • Of advancing the ball by throwing it


  • To an extraordinary degree

Is Passing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Passing is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Passing in a Sentence

  • After her husband's passing, she moved to a smaller house.
  • We all mourned his passing.
  • Someone called out from a passing car.
  • She sells flowers to passing motorists.
  • Let's hope that these shoes are just a passing fad.
  • A passing strange turn of events

Synonyms for Passing

Antonyms for Passing

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