Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A secret word or phrase that one uses to gain admittance or access to information.
  • n. Computer Science A sequence of characters that one must input to gain access to a file, application, or computer system. Also called passkey.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A secret word used to gain admittance or to gain access to information; watchword.
  • n. A string of characters used to log in to a computer or network, to access a level in a video game, etc.
  • v. To protect with a password.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A word to be given before a person is allowed to pass; a watchword; a countersign.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A secret parole or countersign by which a friend may be distinguished from a stranger, and allowed to pass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group

Etymologies

pass +‎ word. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Enter the correct password in the _password_ field.

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  • GetFormsCredentials userName = _userName password = _password authority = _domain

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  • I could read and delete them. username = "mlxxx@vabb. upn"; password = "xyzpdq"; sleep 2 echo USER $username sleep 1 echo PASS $password sleep 2 echo STAT sleep 1 echo QUIT

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  • Download the source code, open twitter_status. php, change $username and $password with your Twitter username and password and upload the file in your test server.

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  • · Changing to service mode and entering the password_ you will get a pop-up with the password as the title.

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  • AS declare @err0 int update WL_user set password = @password where UserName = @userName set @err0 = @@error select @err0 as err0

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  • InputBox, password, Enter Password, (Leave this field blank if you don´t set a password), hide runwait, "\% A_ScriptDir\%\exe2ahk. exe", \% 1\% \% password\%

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  • username = $username, password = $password, my $friends_list = $nt-friends;

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  • $q = "UPDATE tbl_users SET username = $username, password = $password WHERE user_ID = $user_ID"; mysql_query ($q, $connection) or die (mysql_error ()); now i am getting the error Unknown column 'gaby' in 'field list'.

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  • \password psql will prompt you for a password and then prompt you to reenter it (remember this password, because you will need it later).

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