Variant of passage
- the act of passing; specif.,
- movement from one place to another; migration: birds of passage
- change or progress from one process or condition to another; transition
- the enactment of a law by a legislative body
- permission, right, or a chance to pass
- a journey, esp. by water; voyage
- the accommodations of a passenger, esp. on a ship
- the charge for such accommodations
- a way or means of passing; specif.,
- a road or path
- a channel, duct, etc.
- a hall or corridor that is an entrance or exit or onto which several rooms open; passageway
- that which happens or takes place between persons; interchange, as of blows or words
- a short segment of a written work or speech: a Bible passage
- a section or detail of a painting, drawing, etc.
- Med. a bowel movement
- Music a short section of a composition, especially one displaying technical skill
Origin: OFr from passer: see pass and amp; -age
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