[past, pahst]


having completed the act of passing.
having received a passing grade on an examination or test or successfully completed a school course, year, or program of study.
Finance. noting a dividend not paid at the usual dividend date.
U.S. Navy. having successfully completed an examination for promotion, and awaiting a vacancy in the next grade: a passed chief engineer.

Origin of passed

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at pass, -ed2
Related formsun·passed, adjective
Can be confusedpassed past paste Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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