What does pending mean?

Definitions for pendingˈpɛn dɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pending.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pending(adj)

    awaiting conclusion or confirmation

    "business still pending"


  1. Pending(prep.)

    Until; awaiting; as, no decision will be taken pending his arrival.


  1. pending(Adjective)

    awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation

  2. pending(Adjective)

    begun but not completed

  3. pending(Adjective)

    about to happen; imminent or impending

  4. pending(Preposition)

    While waiting for something; until.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pending

    of Pend

  2. Pending(adj)

    not yet decided; in continuance; in suspense; as, a pending suit

  3. Pending

    during; as, pending the trail

  4. Origin: [L. pendere to hang, to be suspended. Cf. Pendent.]


  1. Pending

    Pending is a name of a district located in Kuching city in the Malaysian state of Sarawak. Administratively, it is located in the Kuching South City Council area. It is predominantly an industrial zone in Kuching and it is where many factories in Kuching is located. There is also a fishing village in Pending which is called Bintawa and is a home to many local fishermen mostly of Chinese ethnicity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pending in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mohammad Rasoul Zazai:

    Our request is still pending.

  2. Kinder Morgan:

    We will not comment on pending litigation.

  3. Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell:

    Right now we have suspended it pending a future evaluation.

  4. Franklin County:

    It's our goal to keep that man in custody pending further investigation by the police.

  5. David Blitzer:

    S&P doesn't comment on any pending index changes with respect to any specific companies.

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