pass out

pass out  {v.},  {informal}
1. To lose consciousness; faint.
She went back to work while she was still sick, and finally she just passed out.
Compare: GIVE OUT (3).
2. or  {slang} pass out cold
To drop into a drunken stupor; become unconscious from drink.
After three drinks, the man passed out.
3. To die.
Life came and went weakly in him for hours after surgery; then he passed out.
Syn.: PASS AWAY (3), PASS ON (3).
Categories: {informal} {slang} {v.}