Definitions for impendɪmˈpɛnd

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. impend(verb)

    be imminent or about to happen

    "Changes are impending"

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  1. impend(Verb)

    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.

  2. Origin: From impendere.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Impend(verb)

    to pay

  2. Impend(verb)

    to hang over; to be suspended above; to threaten frome near at hand; to menace; to be imminent. See Imminent

  3. Origin: [L. impendre; pref. im- in + pendre to weigh out, pay.]


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  • sich ankündigen, bevorstehen, drohenGerman
  • imminereLatin

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