Definition of

Pass on

  1. (verb, communication) transmit information
    pass along the good news
  2. (verb, motion) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
  3. (verb, motion) cause be distributed
  4. (verb, possession) give to or transfer possession of
  5. (verb, possession) place into the hands or custody of
    Turn the files over to me, please
    He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  6. (verb, possession) transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave your name and address here
    impart a new skill to the students
  7. (verb, social) refer to another person for decision or judgment

via WordNet, Princeton University

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