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comparative absenter, superlative absentest
(not comparable) Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present; missing. quotations examples
(not comparable) Not existing; lacking. examples
(comparable) Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied. quotations examples
(with definite article) Something absent, especially absent people collectively; those who were or are not there. quotations examples
(obsolete, Scotland) An absentee; a person who is not there.
In the absence of; without; except. quotations examples
third-person singular simple present absents, present participle absenting, simple past and past participle absented
(reflexive) To keep (oneself) away. quotations examples
(transitive, archaic) To keep (someone) away. quotations
(intransitive, obsolete) Stay away; withdraw. quotations
(transitive, rare) Leave.