free pass

a) safe passage.

Smith was issued a free pass after Jones double.

b) A document entitling the bearer to free transportation.

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  • free pass — See pass …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • interstate free pass — A pass for free transportation of a passenger on a trip between states, forbidden by law, subject to certain exceptions, particularly drovers or caretakers of livestock in charge of a shipment. 14 Am J2d Car § 756 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pass — I n. permission leave of absence 1) to issue a pass 2) to cancel, revoke a pass 3) a pass to (we got a pass to town) 4) on pass (they are in the city on pass) flight 5) to make a pass (over a target) aggressive attempt to become friendly 6) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pass — v 1. go by, move past, flow, roll, run, stream, course; glide, slide, sweep, drift; proceed, progress, advance, gain ground; move onward, work one s way, wend one s way; run along, hie, hasten, make haste, hurry along, jog along, rush, zip, fly,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pass — Synonyms and related words: OK, abalienate, abandon, abysm, abyss, accept, access, accredit, act like, administer, adopt, advance, affiliate, affirm, aggrandize, agree to, aisle, alien, alienate, alley, allow, ambulatory, amen, amortize, answer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pass — 1. v. & n. v. (past part. passed) (see also PAST). 1 intr. (often foll. by along, by, down, on, etc.) move onward; proceed, esp. past some point of reference (saw the procession passing). 2 tr. a go past; leave (a thing etc.) on one side or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • free — adj., adv., & v. adj. (freer; freest) 1 not in bondage to or under the control of another; having personal rights and social and political liberty. 2 (of a State, or its citizens or institutions) subject neither to foreign domination nor to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • free — {{11}}free (adj.) O.E. freo free, exempt from, not in bondage, also noble; joyful, from P.Gmc. *frijaz (Cf. O.Fris. fri, O.S., O.H.G. vri, Ger. frei, Du. vrij, Goth. freis free ), from PIE *prijos dear, beloved, from root *pri …   Etymology dictionary


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