Passage in a sentence

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Definition of Passage

  • The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a bird; the passage of light; the passage of fluids through the pores or channels of the body.
  • Transit by means of conveyance; journey, as by water, carriage, car, or the like; travel; right, liberty, or means, of passing; conveyance.
  • Price paid for the liberty to pass; fare; as, to pay one's passage.
  • Removal from life; decease; departure; death.
  • Way; road; path; channel or course through or by which one passes; way of exit or entrance; way of access or transit. Hence, a common avenue to various apartments in a building; a hall; a corridor.
  • A continuous course, process, or progress; a connected or continuous series; as, the passage of time.
  • A separate part of a course, process, or series; an occurrence; an incident; an act or deed.
  • A particular portion constituting a part of something continuous; esp., a portion of a book, speech, or musical composition; a paragraph; a clause.
  • A pass or en encounter; as, a passage at arms.
  • A movement or an evacuation of the bowels.
  • In parliamentary proceedings: The course of a proposition (bill, resolution, etc.) through the several stages of consideration and action; as, during its passage through Congress the bill was amended in both Houses. The advancement of a bill or other proposition from one stage to another by an affirmative vote; esp., the final affirmative action of the body upon a proposition; hence, adoption; enactment; as, the passage of the bill to its third reading was delayed.
  • the act of passing from one state or place to the next
  • a journey usually by ship
  • the act of passing something to another person
  • a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another
  • the passing of a law by a legislative body
  • a way through or along which someone or something may pass
  • a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
  • a section of text; particularly a section of medium length
  • a short section of a musical composition
  • the motion of one object relative to another

How to use passage in a sentence. Passage pronunciation.

They had not gone by the door convenient to passage to Kaid's own apartments.
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Drawing behind a clump of palms near a door opening to a passage leading to Mizraim's quarters, he waited.
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In their swift passage from the Palace to the carriage, a thing had been done of even greater moment than the killing of the sensualist in the next room.
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Together they felt their way through the passages and rooms, and presently entered the room where Foorgat Bey was lying.
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The following Expressions are transcribed out of the Plays that have been Acted and Printed since they were Indicted for the horrid Passages above-recited.
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The two Gentlemen who (unseen of her) had seen and heard all those Passages; were resolv'd to make a further Discovery of the Gentlewoman and so dogg'd her home to her own House, which happen'd to be at a _Woollen-Drapers_ in St. _Paul's Church-Yard_. Having thus seen her at her own House they left her, and went to their own Lodgings.
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I have known some Russians who will sit up all night, engaged in the discussion of a purely abstract topic, totally oblivious to the passage of time.
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I think it is probable that Gogol's hatred for the school curriculum inspired a passage in "Taras Bulba," though here he ostensibly described the pedagogy of the fifteenth century.
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Both remarks are just, though the influence of Homer is the more evident; in the descriptive passages, the style is deliberately Homeric, as it is in the romances of Sienkiewicz, which owe so much to this little book by Gogol.
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It is even more incoherent than "Le Crime et le Chatiment," but breathes much of the same lovely goodness, and has passages of power.
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So far as the narrative goes, one may skip a score of leaves at will; but in the midst of aimless and weary gabble, passages of extraordinary beauty and uncanny insight strike out with the force of a sudden blow.
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Katkov insisted that Tolstoi "soften" the objectionable passages.
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By a curious freak of the powers of this world, it was for a time taboo in the United States, and its passage by post was forbidden; then the matter was taken to the courts, and a certain upright judge declared that so far from the book being vicious, it condemned vice and immorality on every page.
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Although his own married life was until the last years happy as man could wish, Tolstoi introduced into the "Kreuzer Sonata" passages from his own existence.
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The passage of the blade through the corset and then into something soft has that sensual realism so characteristic of all Tolstoi's descriptions of bodily sensations.
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Apart from the great transformation wrought in the character of the hero, which is the motive of the work, there are countless passages which show the genius of the author, still burning brightly in his old age.
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His first real novel, "Foma Gordeev," an epic of the Volga, has many beautiful descriptive passages, really lyric and idyllic in tone, mingled with an incredible amount of drivel.
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Altogether the best passage in the story is the description of the river in spring, impressive not merely for its beauty and accuracy of language, but because the Volga is interpreted as a symbol of the spirit of the Russian people, with vast but unawakened possibilities.
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As the morning approached her confidence in God increased, and that passage from his word rested with peculiar sweetness upon her mind, 'Trust in the Lord and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and _verily thou shalt be fed_.' "Morning came.
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She also repeated a number of passages of Scripture, which clearly justified the expectation of being healed in answer to the prayer of faith.
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Examples of Passage

Example #1
He would give much to hear the conversation between Kaid and the stranger; he was all too conscious of its purport.
Example #2
He was speculating as to which room they were likely to enter.
Example #3
He saw David enter quickly, yet without any air of secrecy, and pass into the little room where Kaid had left him.
Example #4
He went hastily and noiselessly-his footfall was light for so heavy a man-through the large room to the farther side from that by which David and Kaid had first entered.
Example #5
In the journey to the gateway the girl David served had begged him to escape with her.
Example #6
His look was fastened now upon the door by which the Prince Pasha would enter, now upon the door through which he had passed to the rescue of the English girl, whom he had seen drive off safely with her maid.