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pass·ing

passing

 
pronunciation:
pae sIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: going by, in position or time.
We stood on the sidewalk to watch the passing parade.He grows taller with each passing year.
similar words:
filing, moving
definition 2: lasting a short time; involving little or brief attention; temporary.
She had only a passing interest in tennis.
synonyms:
fleeting
similar words:
brief, casual, momentary, temporary
definition 3: showing that one has passed a test, assignment, or course.
The students were happy to get passing grades on the math test.
similar words:
acceptable, satisfactory
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of one that passes.
We sat on the shore and watched the passing of the boats.
definition 2: a person's death, especially the death of someone who was respected or much loved.
They cried when they heard of the passing of the king.
derivation: passingly (adv.)
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