Definitions for impendɪmˈpɛnd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word impend
be imminent or about to happen
"Changes are impending"
to be about to happen or occur, especially of something which takes some time such as a process or procedure rather than just a short event. "To impend" often has the connotation of threat.
My hunger should impend any second now.
Origin: From impendere.
to hang over; to be suspended above; to threaten frome near at hand; to menace; to be imminent. See Imminent
Origin: [L. impendre; pref. im- in + pendre to weigh out, pay.]
Translations for impend
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- sich ankündigen, bevorstehen, drohenGerman
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