pass by


pass by

verb

  1. (intr) to go or move past
  2. (tr, adverb) to overlook or disregardto pass by difficult problems

1Proceed past something, as in If you pass by a white house, you’ve gone too far. [c. 1300] 2Also, pass over. Disregard, overlook, as in Just pass by the first few pages and you’ll get to the basics, or Ralph was passed over for promotion. [1300s]

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