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Noun: passport  'pãs,port
  1. (law) a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country
  2. Any authorization to go somewhere
    "the passport to visit had a strict time limit";
    - pass
  3. Any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favourable reception or acceptance or admission
    "his wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society";
    - recommendation

Derived forms: passports

Type of: characteristic, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document, permission

Encyclopedia: Passport, Illinois