pass on

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pass on (third-person singular simple present passes on, present participle passing on, simple past and past participle passed on)

  1. To go forward: to proceed.
  2. To convey or communicate.
    Can you pass on the information next time you see him?
  3. To transfer (something) to someone, especially by handing or bequeathing it to the next person in a series.
  4. To skip or decline.
    I'll pass on dessert, thanks.
  5. (idiomatic, euphemistic) To die.
    His uncle passed on last year.