1. [late 19C+] (also pass up, put a pass) to ignore, to have no interest in, to reject or say no (to); esp. in phr. I’ll pass, as a response to an offer or suggestion [SE pass by].
2. in senses of SE pass as/for.
(a) [20C+] of a light-skinned black person, to pose as white.
(b) [1950s+] of a homosexual, to appear heterosexual to those one encounters; similarly of a transsexual, to ‘pass’ as a woman or man.
3. [1910s] (Aus.) to pawn stolen goods [SE pass on/over].
4. [1960s] (S.Afr.) to deal illicit drugs.
5. [1980s] (US campus) to become unconscious (from drink or drugs) [SE pass out].
see sense 1 above.
SE in slang uses
[early 18C] to play the hypocrite.
[20C+] (W.I., Guyn.) to be treated disrespectfully, to be someone who does not matter.
[1900s] (Aus.) to die.
[1900s] (Aus.) to punch, to slap.
[20C+] (Ulster) to behave as expected.
[1900s] (Aus.) to commit suicide.
1. [late 19C–1940s] to die.
2. [1900s] (Aus.) to disqualify.
3. [1900s–10s] (Aus.) to knock out.
4. [1920s+] to fall asleep, usu. as a result of drink or drugs.
see give someone one under one n.1
[1990s+] (US campus) to share experience, to pass on information.
[late 19C–1900s] to give a tip.
[mid-17C–18C] to be out of danger.
[1910s] (US) to knock out.