passport - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈpɑːspɔː(r)t/
singularpassport
pluralpassports
  1. 1
    an official document containing your photograph and showing which country you are a citizen of. You use your passport when travelling to foreign countries

    Bill has a Canadian passport.

    check a passport:

    The immigration officer checked our passports.

    valid passport:

    You must have a valid passport and be free to travel in the next few weeks.

  2. 2
    something that makes it possible for you to do something or to have something good
    passport to/into:

    In those days a university degree was a passport to a secure job.