- 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
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Examples from the Web for unpassed
For thirty years to hold first place And still, unpassed, keep up the pace Pleases a stout, sport-loving race.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.
Charles L. Graves
Herbert Hoover's haunting trouble all through his college course was that unpassed entrance requirement in English composition.Herbert Hoover
Both houses, however, adjourned early in April and left it unpassed.A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718