Adjective "Absent" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Absent


    Definition:

    1. not in a certain place at a given time; away, missing (opposed to present): absent from class.

    2. lacking; nonexistent: Revenge is absent from his mind.

    3. not attentive; preoccupied; absent-minded: an absent look on his face. verb (used with object)

    4. to take or keep (oneself) away: to absent oneself from a meeting. preposition

    5. in the absence of; without: Absent some catastrophe, stock-market prices should soon improve.

    Examples:

    "banks can be absent from markets."

    "places can be absent from markets."

    "buyers can be absent from markets."

    "investors can be absent from markets."

    "people can be absent with problems."

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