forpass etymology

English word forpass comes from English pass, English for-

Detailed word origin of forpass

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pass English (eng) (computing, slang) A password (especially one for a restricted-access website). (intransitive) In any game, to decline to play in one's turn.. (intransitive) In euchre, to decline to make the trump.. (intransitive) To be tolerated as a substitute for something else, to "do".. (intransitive) To change from one state to another (without the implication of progression).. (intransitive) To [...]
for- English (eng) (dialectal) Very; excessively.. (no longer productive) Meaning "completely", "to the fullest extent" e.g. forbreak; superseded by combinations with "up" in senses where no upward movement is involved, e.g. forgive = give up (one's offenses), forgather = "gather up", forbeat = "beat up", etc.. (no longer productive) Meaning "far", "away"; "from", "out" e.g. forbid, forget, forsay; forbear, fordeem.
forpass English (eng) (intransitive, obsolete) To go by; pass, go past; pass unnoticed; cross.. (transitive, obsolete) To go beyond, exceed; surpass.

Words with the same origin as forpass

Descendants of for-
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