pass out
verb Date: 1899 intransitive verb 1. die 1 2. to lose consciousness transitive verb to reject (a deal in bridge) as unplayable because everyone has passed on the first round of bidding

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  • Pass Out — «Pass Out» …   Википедия

  • pass out — {v.}, {informal} 1. To lose consciousness; faint. * /She went back to work while she was still sick, and finally she just passed out./ Compare: GIVE OUT(3). 2. or {slang}[pass out cold] To drop into a drunken stupor; become unconscious from drink …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass out — {v.}, {informal} 1. To lose consciousness; faint. * /She went back to work while she was still sick, and finally she just passed out./ Compare: GIVE OUT(3). 2. or {slang}[pass out cold] To drop into a drunken stupor; become unconscious from drink …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass out — (v.) lose consciousness, 1915, from PASS (Cf. pass) (v.) + OUT (Cf. out). Probably from weakened sense of earlier meaning to die (1899). Meaning to distribute is attested from 1926 …   Etymology dictionary

  • pass out — ► pass out 1) become unconscious. 2) Brit. complete one s initial training in the armed forces. Main Entry: ↑pass …   English terms dictionary

  • pass out — vi to lose consciousness <three men passed out from heat exhaustion (F. J. Bell)> …   Medical dictionary

  • pass out — [v] become unconscious, usually from abusing a substance black out*, drop, faint, keel over*, lose consciousness, swoon; concept 308 …   New thesaurus

  • pass out — index disburse (distribute), disperse (disseminate), divide (distribute), parcel Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William …   Law dictionary

  • pass\ out — v informal 1. To lose consciousness; faint. She went back to work while she was still sick, and finally she just passed out. Compare: give out(3) 2. or slang pass out cold To drop into a drunken stupor; become unconscious from drink. After three… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pass out — phrasal verb Word forms pass out : present tense I/you/we/they pass out he/she/it passes out present participle passing out past tense passed out past participle passed out 1) [intransitive] to suddenly become unconscious, for example because you …   English dictionary

  • pass out — verb 1. pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑faint, ↑conk, ↑swoon • Derivationally related forms: ↑swoon (for: ↑swoon) …   Useful english dictionary

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