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Definitions of absent

  1. To withhold from being present. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To take or withdraw (one's self) to such a distance as to prevent intercourse; - used with the reflexive pronoun. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To withdraw or keep (oneself) away from. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To keep one's self away. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To keep (oneself) away. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To keep purposely away. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. not in a specified place physically or mentally Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied; as, an absent air. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Not present; away; unoccupied. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Being away: not present: inattentive. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Absently. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Not present; inattentive. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. To withdraw one's self. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Not present; lacking; missing; absent-minded. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Not present; away from home; in attentive to what is going on. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for absent

  1. Why, why, is Flodoardo absent – The-Bravo-of-Venice-a-romance by Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory)
  2. He was absent when it came. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
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