HyperDic: absent

English > 4 senses of the word absent:
ADJECTIVEallabsentnot being in a specified place
allabsent, lacking, missing, wantingnonexistent
allabsent, absentminded, abstracted, scattylost in thought
VERBchangeabsent, removego away or leave
absent > pronunciation
Soundsae'bsahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > absent: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot being in a specified place.
Attribute ofpresenceThe state of being present
Narrowerawaynot present
introuvableimpossible to find
truant, awolabsent without permission
OppositepresentBeing or existing in a specified place
Spanishausente
Catalanabsent
Nounsabsencefailure to be present
absencethe state of being absent
English > absent: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnonexistent.
Example"the thumb is absent"
Synonymslacking, missing, wanting
Broadernonexistentnot having existence or being or actuality
Catalanabsent
English > absent: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningLost in thought; showing preoccupation.
Examples
  • "an absent stare"
  • "an absentminded professor"
Synonymsabsentminded, abstracted, scatty
Broaderinattentiveshowing a lack of attention or care
Spanishabstraído, ausente, despistado, distraído, encantado, ido
Catalanabsent, despistat, distret, encantat
Adverbsabsentlyin an absentminded or preoccupied manner
English > absent: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaninggo away or leave.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"He absented himself"
Synonymremove
Broaderdisappear, vanish, go awayGet lost, as without warning or explanation
Spanishausentarse
Catalanabsentar-se
Nounsabsencefailure to be present
absenteeone that is absent or not in residence

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