passed: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (past, päst), [key]
— adj.
  1. having completed the act of passing.
  2. having received a passing grade on an examination or test or successfully completed a school course, year, or program of study.
  3. noting a dividend not paid at the usual dividend date.
  4. having successfully completed an examination for promotion, and awaiting a vacancy in the next grade: a passed chief engineer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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