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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb absent:

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Synonyms of the adjective absent

The adjective absent has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the adjective absent, that have the same number of characters:

  1. scatty (6 letter word for absent)
    • degrees: more scatty, most scatty, scattier, scattiest
    • related term: scattier

Equivalent words for the adjective absent, that have more characters:

  1. absentminded (12 letter word, the longest synonym for absent)
  2. abstracted (10 letter word for absent)
    • related terms: nonabstracted, nonabstractness, Nonabstractive, nonabstractly, semiabstracted, semiabstraction, unabstracted, unabstractive, inabstracted, Abstractify, abstractness, abstractable, abstracter, abstractor, abstraction, abstractive, abstractly
  3. lacking (7 letter word for absent)
    • related term: lacker
  4. missing (7 letter word for absent)
    • related terms: amissing, amissness, amissible, dismissing, dismissal, dismissable, dismissible, dismisser, dismissive, missal, Missee, misshood, missish, missment, missy, missable, missible, missent, missive
  5. wanting (7 letter word for absent)
    • related terms: awanting, wantage, wantful, wantless, Wantsome, wanty, wanter

Antonyms of the adjective absent

Opposite words for the adjective absent:

  1. present (7 letter word)
    • degrees: more present, most present, presenter
    • related terms: multipresent, multipresence, Nonpresent, omnipresent, omnipresence, compresent, compresence, compression, copresent, copresence, mispresent, represent, repression, re-present, Telepresent, presental, presentee, presential, presentism, presentist, presentment, presentness, presentable, presentiate, presentence, presenter, presentor, presentation, Presentity, presentive, presentative, presently

Synonyms of the verb absent

Equivalent words for the verb absent:

  1. remove (6 letter word for absent)
    • inflections: removed, removing, removes
    • related terms: preremove, preremoval, re-remove, re-removal, removal, removable, remover

Hypernyms of the verb absent

More generic words for the verb absent, that have fewer characters:

  1. cease (5 letter word)
    • inflections: ceased, ceasing, ceases
    • related terms: decease, Deceaser, surcease
  2. end (3 letter word, the shortest hypernym for absent)
    • inflections: ended, ending, ends
    • related terms: anend, counterend, upend, Endian, endite, endless, endship, endure, endable, ender, endent, endive, endwise
  3. exit (4 letter word)
    • inflections: exited, exiting, exits
    • related terms: exitial, Exitless, exiture, exitance, exitious, exition
  4. fall (4 letter word)
    • inflections: fell, fallen, falling, falls
    • related terms: infall, infalling, misfall, outfall, overfall, overfalling, refall, refalling, underfall, fallage, fallal, fallen, fally, fallible, faller, fallation
  5. lapse (5 letter word)
    • inflections: lapsed, lapsing, lapses
    • related terms: delapse, collapse, collapsable, collapsible, illapse, illapsable, illapsive, elapse, interlapse, relapse, relapsable, relapser, Lapsarian, lapsful, lapsable, lapsible, lapser, lapsation
  6. leave (5 letter word)
    • inflections: left, leaving, leaves
    • related terms: unleave, disleave, interleave, interleaver, overleave, overleaven, leaven, leavy, Leavable, leaver
  7. pass (4 letter word)
    • inflections: passed, passing, passes
    • related terms: apass, depass, unpass, unpassable, Unpassible, unpassive, compass, compassless, compassment, compassable, compasser, compassive, transpass, forepass, interpass, Interpassive, outpass, overpass, repass, repassage, repassable, repasser, repassant, subpass, subpassage, surpass, surpassable, surpasser, underpass, passade, passage, passee, passen, passless, passable, passible, passer, passant, passman, passwoman, passive
  8. stop (4 letter word)
    • inflections: stopped, stopping, stops
    • related terms: unstop, instop, estop, misstop, stopen, stopless, stopship

More generic words for the verb absent, that have the same number of characters:

  1. elapse (6 letter word)
    • inflections: elapsed, elapsing, elapses
  2. finish (6 letter word)
    • inflections: finished, finishing, finishes
    • related terms: definish, unfinish, unfinishable, Microfinish, photofinish, photofinisher, photo-finish, prefinish, refinish, refinisher, finishable, finisher
  3. lessen (6 letter word)
    • inflections: lessened, lessening, lessens
    • related term: lessener
  4. vanish (6 letter word)
    • inflections: vanished, vanishing, vanishes
    • related terms: evanish, evanishment, outvanish, vanishment, vanisher
  5. weaken (6 letter word)
    • inflections: weakened, weakening, weakens
    • related terms: unweaken, reweaken, weakener

More generic words for the verb absent, that have more characters:

  1. decrease (8 letter word)
    • inflections: decreased, decreasing, decreases
    • related terms: redecrease, Decreaser
  2. diminish (8 letter word)
    • inflections: diminished, diminishing, diminishes
    • related terms: prediminish, prediminishment, rediminish, diminishment, diminishable, diminisher
  3. disappear (9 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for absent)
    • inflections: disappeared, disappearing, disappears
    • related terms: redisappear, disappearance, disappearer
  4. terminate (9 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for absent)
    • inflections: terminated, terminating, terminates
    • related terms: determinate, determinism, determinist, determinoid, determinable, determiner, Determinize, Determinization, determinant, determination, determinative, conterminate, conterminal, conterminable, conterminous, conterminant, interminate, interminable, interminant, intermination, exterminate, exterminist, exterminable, extermination, exterminative, disterminate, terminal, terminine, terminism, terminist, terminable, terminer, terminize, terminant, termination, terminative

More generic phrase for the verb absent, that has fewer characters:

  1. go by (5 characters phrase, the shortest phrasal hypernym for absent)

More generic phrase for the verb absent, that has the same number of characters:

  1. go out (6 character phrase)

More generic phrases for the verb absent, that have more characters:

  1. get out (7 character phrase)
  2. glide by (8 character phrase)
  3. go along (8 character phrase)
  4. go away (7 character phrase)
  5. slide by (8 character phrase)
  6. slip away (9 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for absent)
  7. slip by (7 character phrase)

Related words for the term absent, that have fewer characters:

  1. away (4 letter word)
    • related terms: unaway, awayness, Awayward
  2. gone (4 letter word)
    • related terms: agone, agonal, agonic, Agonism, agonist, agony, agonise, agonize, Agonization, ungone, foregone, Microgone, outgone, overgone, undergone, gonal, gonial, goneness, gonesome, goney, goner
  3. lost (4 letter word)
    • related terms: unlost, relost, lostling, lostness
  4. off (3 letter word)
    • inflections: offed, offing, offs
    • related terms: counter-off, offal, offic, offish, offlet, offence, offer, offward
  5. out (3 letter word)
    • inflections: outed, outing, outs
    • related terms: without, withouten, outage, outen, outish, outlet, outness, outate, outer, outman, outwoman, outly, outward
  6. rapt (4 letter word)
    • related terms: raptness, rapture, rapter, raptor, raptly
  7. Sicky (5 letter word)

Related word for the term absent, that has the same number of characters:

  1. dreamy (6 letter word)
    • related terms: undreamy, dreaminess, dreamier, dreamily
  2. musing (6 letter word)
    • related terms: amusing, amusee, amusette, amusable, amuser, amusive, unmusing, musal, musery, musette, museful, musial, museist, museless, muselike, muser, musive

Related words for the term absent, that have more characters:

  1. absconded (9 letter word)
  2. absorbed (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unabsorbed, unabsorbable, unabsorbent, Preabsorbed, reabsorbed, absorbable, absorbate, absorbance, absorber, absorbant, absorbent, absorbtion, absorbition
  3. bemused (7 letter word)
  4. daydreaming (11 letter word)
    • related terms: daydreamlike, daydreamy, daydreamer
  5. daydreamy (9 letter word)
  6. deficient (9 letter word)
    • related terms: undeficient, indeficient, predeficient, deficience
  7. deleted (7 letter word)
  8. departed (8 letter word)
    • related terms: undeparted, Departee, department, departure, departer, departition
  9. disappeared (11 letter word)
    • related terms: disappearance, disappearer
  10. distrait (8 letter word)
    • related term: overdistrait
  11. dreaming (8 letter word)
    • related terms: undreaming, undreamlike, undreamy, Undreamable, outdreaming, dreamage, dreamery, dreamful, dreamish, dreamless, dreamlet, dreamlike, Dreamware, dreamy, Dreamable, dreamer, Dreamward, dreamwise
  12. drowsing (8 letter word)
    • related term: drowsy
  13. ecstatic (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unecstatic, ecstatics
  14. elsewhere (9 letter word)
  15. engrossed (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unengrossed, engrossment, engrosser
  16. faraway (7 letter word)
    • related term: farawayness
  17. forgetful (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unforgetful, forgetness, forgetable, forgetive
  18. heedless (8 letter word)
    • related terms: heedlessness, heedlessly
  19. meditative (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unmeditative, premeditative, premeditate, premeditation, meditate, meditance, meditant, meditation
  20. mooning (7 letter word)
    • related terms: moonal, moonery, moonish, moonite, moonless, moonlet, moonlike, moonling, moony, mooner, moonman, Moonly, moonward, Moonwise
  21. moonraking (10 letter word)
    • related term: moonraker
  22. museful (7 letter word)
    • related terms: musal, musery, musette, musial, museist, museless, muselike, muser, musive
  23. napping (7 letter word)
    • related terms: napal, napery, napless
  24. nodding (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unnodding, nodal, nodous
  25. nonattendant (12 letter word)
  26. nonexistent (11 letter word)
    • related term: nonexistence
  27. oblivious (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unoblivious, oblivial, Obliviate
  28. omitted (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unomitted, preomitted
  29. pensive (7 letter word)
    • related terms: expensive, dispensive, dispensable, dispensible, dispensate, dispenser, dispensation, dispensative, overpensive
  30. preoccupied (11 letter word)
    • related terms: unpreoccupied, overpreoccupied, preoccupier
  31. stargazing (10 letter word)
  32. subtracted (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unsubtracted, unsubtractive, subtracter, subtractor, subtraction, subtractive
  33. transported (11 letter word)
    • related terms: untransported, untransportable, transportal, transportee, transportment, transportable, transportance, transporter, transportation, transportive, transportative
  34. unconscious (11 letter word)
    • related term: unconscient
  35. vanished (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Unvanished, evanished, evanishment, vanishment, vanisher
  36. woolgathering (13 letter word)
    • related term: woolgather
  37. Absance (7 letter word)
  38. Absence (7 letter word)
  39. Absency (7 letter word)
  40. Absenteeism (11 letter word)
    • related terms: absentee, absenter
  41. Sickies (7 letter word)
  42. unabsent (8 letter word)
  43. reabsent (8 letter word)
  44. absentee (8 letter word)
    • related term: absenter
  45. absentment (10 letter word)
    • related terms: Absency, absentee, absentness, absenter, absentation, absently
  46. absentness (10 letter word)
    • related terms: Absency, absentee, absentment, absenter, absentation, absently
  47. absenter (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Absency, absentee, absentment, absentness, absentation, absently
  48. absentation (11 letter word)
    • related terms: nonabsentation, Absency, absentee, absentment, absentness, absenter, absently
  49. absently (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Absency, absentee, absentment, absentness, absenter, absentation

Related phrases for the term absent:

  1. in a reverie (12 character phrase)
  2. in the clouds (13 character phrase)
  3. keep away from (14 character phrase)
  4. lost in thought (15 character phrase)
  5. no longer present (17 character phrase)
  6. not found (9 character phrase)
  7. not present (11 character phrase)
  8. out of sight (12 character phrase)
  9. somewhere else (14 character phrase)
  10. taken away (10 character phrase)
  11. taken up (8 character phrase)
  12. withdraw from (13 character phrase)
  13. wrapped in thought (18 character phrase)

Other related terms for the term absent:

  1. castle-building (15 character term)
    • related term: castle-builder
  2. half-awake (10 character term)
  3. pipe-dreaming (13 character term)

Phrases with Absent

  1. absent-minded
  2. Absent referent
  3. Absent-Mindedly
  4. Absent-mindedness
  5. Absent-minded professor
  6. Long Absent, Soon Forgotten

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