What does the word absent mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To keep ( oneself) away.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Absently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Not present; lacking; missing; absent- minded.

Usage examples for absent

  1. And his boy- the boy who had given him small strength upon which to lean, was absent. – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  2. You seem very absent. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  3. " The absent are always wrong"- and Ravenswood is absent. – Shadows of the Stage by William Winter