Absent

Definition of Absent

Ab`sent´
a.1.Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present.
2.Not existing; lacking; as, the part was rudimental or absent.
3.Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied; as, an absent air.
v. t.1.To take or withdraw (one's self) to such a distance as to prevent intercourse; - used with the reflexive pronoun.
[imp. & p. p. Absented; p. pr. & vb. n. Absenting.]
2.To withhold from being present.

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