"A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"
"He passed his professor in the hall"
"One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
be superior or better than some standard;
"She exceeded our expectations"
"She topped her performance of last year"
- The marching men had to close up to let the on-coming convey go past.
- They watched the procession go past.
- A shadowy figure went past in the darkness.
- I go past the post-office every day.
- Do this bus go past the university?
- The soldiers went past on the march.