Meaning of PASSAGE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ pæsɪdʒ ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A passage is a long narrow space with walls or fences on both sides, which connects one place or room with another.
Harry stepped into the passage and closed the door behind him.
= passageway, corridor
A passage in a book, speech, or piece of music is a section of it that you are considering separately from the rest.
He reads a passage from Milton.
...the passage in which Blake spoke of the world of imagination...
= excerpt, extract
N-COUNT : usu with supp
A passage is a long narrow hole or tube in your body, which air or liquid can pass along.
...blocked nasal passages.
N-COUNT : usu supp N
A passage through a crowd of people or things is an empty space that allows you to move through them.
He cleared a passage for himself through the crammed streets...
N-COUNT : oft N through n
The passage of someone or something is their movement from one place to another.
Germany had not requested Franco’s consent for the passage of troops through Spain...
N-UNCOUNT : usu with poss
The passage of someone or something is their progress from one situation or one stage in their development to another.
...the passage from school to college.
N-UNCOUNT : usu N from/to n , oft with poss
The passage of a period of time is its passing.
An asset that increases in value with the passage of time.
N-SING : the N of n
A passage is a journey by ship.
We’d arrived the day before after a 10-hour passage from Swansea.
If you are granted passage through a country or area of land, you are given permission to go through it.
Mr Thomas would be given safe passage to and from Jaffna...
N-UNCOUNT : oft N prep
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006