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  • as inkill time
  • as inwaste time

synonyms for pass the time

  • amuse oneself
  • consume time
  • fritter away time
  • have leisure
  • idle away time
  • sit on one's hands
  • summer
  • while away the time
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How to use pass the time in a sentence

It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Arches more graceful in form, or better fitted to defy the assaults of time, I have never seen.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
Several pioneers familiar with the facts of the tragedy at the time of its occurrence were also present.
AMONG THE SIOUXR. J. CRESWELL
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PASS THE TIME

  • amuse oneself
  • consume time
  • fritter away time
  • have leisure
  • idle away time
  • pass the time
  • sit on one's hands
  • summer
  • while away the time
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.