Complete Definition of "passage"

English

rank|touch|higher|military|891|passage|wood|matters|physical

Pronunciation
IPA|/Ëpæsɪʤ/
audio|en-us-passage.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A paragraph or section of text or music with particular meaning.

#: passage of scripture
#:She struggled to play the difficult passages.

  1. <!--DefA-->Part of a path or journey.

#:He made his passage through the trees carefully, mindful of the stickers.

  1. <!--DefC-->A movement in classical dressage, in which the horse performs a very collected, energetic, and elevated trot that has a longer period of suspension between each foot fall than a working trot
  2. An official agreement of a bill or act by a parliament.

#: The company was one of the prime movers in lobbying for the passage of the act.

  1. <!--DefD-->An artistic term describing use of tight brushwork to link objects in separate spatial plains. Commonly seen in Cubist works.
  2. Shortened form of passageway
  3. slang|lang=en a vagina

Translations
<!--DefA-->section of text or music

Finnish: kappale, jae (numbered section of text)
German: Passus m
mid
Portuguese: passagem f
Russian: паÑÑаж

<!--DefB-->part of a journey

Finnish: kulku, taival, taipale
German: Passage f
mid
Portuguese: passagem f
Russian: паÑÑаж

trans-top|an official agreement of a bill or act
trans-mid
Japanese: éé (tsÅ«ka)
trans-bottom

<!--DefE-->shortened form of passageway

Esperanto: koridoro
mid
Italian: corridoio m
Portuguese: passagem f, corredor m

See also
rite of passage


Dutch

Noun
passage f

  1. <!--DefA-->A paragraph or section of text with particular meaning. ~ of scripture.

Category:Dutch nouns


French

Etymology
From term|passer#French|passer + term|-age

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. The act of going through a place or event.
  2. The time when such an act occurs.
  3. uncountable Circulation, traffic, movement.
  4. astronomy|lang=fr Moment when a star or planet occults another,or crosses a meridian.
  5. A short stay.
  6. A trip or travel, especially by boat.
  7. The act of going from a state to another.
  8. Graduation from a school year.
  9. The act of making something undergo a process.
  10. the act of handing something to someone.
  11. An access way.
  12. A laid out way allowing to go across something.
  13. An alley or alleyway off-limits to cars.
  14. A paragraph or section of text or music.

Derived terms
de passage
passage à vide
passage à tabac
passage à l'acte
passage à niveau
passage clouté

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