Definition of Pending

1. Adjective. Awaiting conclusion or confirmation. "Business still pending"

Similar to: Unfinished



Definition of Pending

1. a. Not yet decided; in continuance; in suspense; as, a pending suit.

2. prep. During; as, pending the trail.

Definition of Pending

1. Verb. (present participle of pend) ¹

2. Adjective. awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation ¹

3. Adjective. begun but not completed ¹

4. Adjective. about to happen; imminent or impending ¹

5. Preposition. While waiting for something; until. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pending

1. pend [v] - See also: pend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pending

pendeloques
pendence
pendencies
pendency
pendent
pendente lite
pendentive
pendentives
pendently
pendents
pendicle
pendicler
pendiclers
pendicles
pendimethalin
pending (current term)
pendragon
pendragons
pendrin
pends
pendula
pendular
pendular movement
pendular nystagmus
pendulate
pendulated
pendulates
pendulating
penduline
pendulines

Literary usage of Pending

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Where defendant appealed from an order requiring the payment of alimony pendente lite, and pending the appeal .proceedings were instituted to punish him for ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"He had a conversation with the appellant while the ordinance was pending. He seemed vexed at the delay, and said he and his brother would have to pay for ..."

3. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1914)
"When, pending the appeal, the circumstances change to such an extent that ... Thus if the term of imprisonment expires pending an appeal by the jailer from ..."

4. A Treatise on Mechanics' Liens by Louis Boisot (1897)
"Purchase pending Suit to Foreclose Lien. S 318. One who buys land pending a suit to foreclose a mechanic's lien thereon takes title subject to Ilie lien, ..."

5. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings in All the Courts by William Wait (1874)
"In actions pending in 1848. The provisions of the Code, relating to costs, have been construed as having no application to the costs in suits pending prior ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1893)
"On his conviction he was set at liberty pending the A further period of imprisonment in Newgate between 5 and 27 Mov. followed, owing Meanwhile Magee ..."

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