pass statement in python

The pass statement does nothing.

Wow, that’s a bummer!

Hmmm… Then, why do we need it?

Well, it can be used when a statement is required syntactically but the program requires no action.

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This is also commonly used for creating empty classes so that we can come back later and code something: Alt Text

Another place pass statement can be used is inside a function: Alt Text


  • The body of any statement containing pass statements are ignored by the python interpreter, just like it ignores comments.

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Aswin Barath

Aswin Barath

My name is Aswin Barath. I’m a technical blogger and budding software engineer