pend definition

  • verb:
    • To pen; to confine.
  • noun:
    • Oil dessert; penock.
    • A pen; an inclosure.
    • In Scotland, an arched or covered entry or passageway through a block of buildings into an open lane or near.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to hold; to count.
    • to-be undecided, or in means of modification.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To pen; to limit.
  • others:
    • To pen; confine; hamper; restrain.
    • to hold, as in a balance; await settlement; impend. See pending.

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