Paste vs Passed - What's the difference?

paste | passed |

As a noun paste

is pie or a similar baked good.

As a verb passed is


As an adjective passed is

that has passed beyond a certain point (chiefly in set collocations).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia paste)


  • A soft mixture, in particular:
  • # One of flour, fat, or similar ingredients used in making pastry.
  • # One of pounded foods, such as fish paste, liver paste, or tomato paste.
  • # One used as an adhesive, especially for putting up wallpapers, etc.
  • (physics) A substance that behaves as a solid until a sufficiently large load or stress is applied, at which point it flows like a fluid
  • A hard lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone made from this glass.
  • (obsolete) Pasta.
  • (mineralogy) The mineral substance in which other minerals are embedded.
  • Verb

  • To stick with paste; to cause to adhere by or as if by paste.
  • (computing) To insert a piece of (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else.
  • (informal) To strike or beat someone or something.
  • * 1943 , , chapter 23,
  • He got up and pasted Byfield in the mouth.
  • (informal) To defeat decisively or by a large margin.
  • Anagrams

    * ----




  • (pass)
  • Adjective

  • That has passed beyond a certain point (chiefly in set collocations).
  • That has passed a given qualification or examination; qualified.
  • Derived terms

    * passed pawn