Lapse and Pass


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Lapse verb – To come to an end.
Usage example: the contract will lapse at the end of the year unless we renew

Pass is a synonym for lapse in end topic. In some cases you can use "Pass" instead the word "Lapse" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like time, become void. popular alternative
Nearby Words: lapsed, lapsing, lapsus
Synonyms for Lapse


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Pass verb – To come to an end.
Usage example: eventually, the storm passed

Lapse is a synonym for pass in time topic. You can use "Lapse" instead a verb "Pass", if it concerns topics such as elapse, go by. popular alternative
Nearby Words: passage, passed, passing, passable
Synonyms for Pass

How words are described

close close lapse close pass
long long lapse long pass
brief brief lapse brief pass
short short lapse short pass
Other adjectives: single, blatant, huge, little, major, odd.

Common collocations

time lapse time pass time
game lapse game pass game
times lapse times pass times
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