absent - definitions and synonyms

absent verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : go away or leave

    Example Sentenses:

    • He absented himself

    Synonyms:

    remove

absent adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : not being in a specified place

  2. English Meaning: 

    : nonexistent

    Example Sentenses:

    • the thumb is absent

    • her appetite was lacking

    Synonyms:

    lacking / missing / wanting
  3. English Meaning: 

    : lost in thought; showing preoccupation

    Example Sentenses:

    • an absent stare

    • an absentminded professor

    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence