Definition of Absent in English :

Define Absent in English

Absent meaning in English

Meaning of Absent in English

Pronunciation of Absent in English

Absent pronunciation in English

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Absent

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Verb

1. absent, remove

go away or leave

Example Sentences:
'He absented himself'

Adjective

2. absent

not being in a specified place

3. absent, lacking, missing, wanting

nonexistent

Example Sentences:
'the thumb is absent'
'her appetite was lacking'

4. absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty

lost in thought; showing preoccupation

Example Sentences:
'an absent stare'
'an absentminded professor'
'the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Absent

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adjective (ˈæbsənt )
1. 
away or not present
2. 
lacking; missing
3. 
inattentive; absent-minded
verb (æbˈsɛnt )
4. (transitive)
to remove (oneself) or keep away

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Absent

see synonyms of absent
adjective
1. 
not present; away
2. 
not existing; lacking
3. 
not attentive; absorbed in thought
verb transitive
4. 
to keep (oneself) away
to absent oneself from classes
preposition US
5. 
in the absence of; lacking
absent her testimony, our case is weak

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Absent

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adj.
1. Not present; missing: absent friends; absent parents.
2. Not existent; lacking: a country in which morality is absent.
3. Exhibiting or feeling inattentiveness: an absent nod.
tr.v. (ăb-sĕnt) ab·sent·ed, ab·sent·ing, ab·sents
To keep (oneself) away: They absented themselves from the debate.
prep.
Without: "Absent a legislative fix, this is an invitation for years of litigation" (Brian E. O'Neill).

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