absent definition

  • adjective:
    • maybe not current; missing: absent pals; absent parents.
    • Not existent; lacking: a country which morality is absent.
    • displaying or experiencing inattentiveness: an absent nod.
    • becoming far from a location; withdrawn from someplace; perhaps not present.
    • Not current; lacking.
    • Inattentive from what is driving; absent-minded; preoccupied.
    • lost in idea; showing preoccupation
    • not in a specified location
    • nonexistent
  • verb-transitive:
    • to help keep (oneself) away: They absented by themselves from the debate.
    • To just take or withdraw (one's self) to these types of a distance on avoid sexual intercourse; -- used with the reflexive pronoun.
    • To withhold from being current.
  • preposition:
    • Without: "Absent a legislative fix, this is an invitation for years of litigation” ( Brian E. O'Neill).
  • others:
    • Not in a specific spot at certain time; not in awareness or thought at a certain time; away: against provide.
    • Not present; wanting; perhaps not creating a component or attribute of: as, among them sophistication is missing; revenge is totally missing from their mind.
    • Absent-minded (which see).
    • to produce missing; simply take or keep away: now used just reflexively, but formerly often usually, as by Milton: since, to absent one's self from home; he absented himself through the meeting.
  • noun:
    • one that just isn't current; an absentee.
  • verb:
    • disappear or leave

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