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    • UK Pronunciation
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    • [adjective, preposition ab-suh nt; verb ab-sent, ab-suh nt]
    • /adjective, preposition ˈæb sənt; verb æbˈsɛnt, ˈæb sənt/
    • /ˈæb.sənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [adjective, preposition ab-suh nt; verb ab-sent, ab-suh nt]
    • /adjective, preposition ˈæb sənt; verb æbˈsɛnt, ˈæb sənt/

Definitions of absented word

  • adjective absented not in a certain place at a given time; away, missing (opposed to present): absent from class. 1
  • adjective absented lacking; nonexistent: Revenge is absent from his mind. 1
  • adjective absented not attentive; preoccupied; absent-minded: an absent look on his face. 1
  • verb with object absented to take or keep (oneself) away: to absent oneself from a meeting. 1
  • preposition absented in the absence of; without: Absent some catastrophe, stock-market prices should soon improve. 1
  • noun absented Simple past tense and past participle of absent. 1

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Origin of absented

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin absent- (stem of absēns, present participle of abesse to be away (ab- ab- + -s- be (see is) + -ent- -ent))

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Parts of speech for Absented


absented popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for absented

verb absented

  • blast off — When a space rocket blasts off, it leaves the ground at the start of its journey.
  • quit — to stop, cease, or discontinue: She quit what she was doing to help me paint the house.
  • pull out — to draw or haul toward oneself or itself, in a particular direction, or into a particular position: to pull a sled up a hill.
  • vacate — to give up possession or occupancy of: to vacate an apartment.
  • retire — a movement in which the dancer brings one foot to the knee of the supporting leg and then returns it to the fifth position.

adverb absented

  • outed — away from, or not in, the normal or usual place, position, state, etc.: out of alphabetical order; to go out to dinner.

adjective absented

  • bared — without covering or clothing; naked; nude: bare legs.
  • hollowed — having a space or cavity inside; not solid; empty: a hollow sphere.

Antonyms for absented

verb absented

  • remain — to continue in the same state; continue to be as specified: to remain at peace.
  • persevere — to persist in anything undertaken; maintain a purpose in spite of difficulty, obstacles, or discouragement; continue steadfastly.
  • come in — If information, a report, or a telephone call comes in, it is received.
  • combine — If you combine two or more things or if they combine, they exist together.
  • wait — to remain inactive or in a state of repose, as until something expected happens (often followed by for, till, or until): to wait for the bus to arrive.

adjective absented

  • presented — to furnish or endow with a gift or the like, especially by formal act: to present someone with a gold watch.
  • alerted — fully aware and attentive; wide-awake; keen: an alert mind.
  • completed — having all parts or elements; lacking nothing; whole; entire; full: a complete set of Mark Twain's writings.
  • fulled — completely filled; containing all that can be held; filled to utmost capacity: a full cup.

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