impends


impends
im·pend || ɪm'pend v. be about to happen, be imminent; threaten

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  • im|pend — «ihm PEHND», intransitive verb. 1. to be likely to happen soon; be about to happen; be near: »Black clouds are signs that a storm impends. When war impends, wise men try to prevent it. 2. to hang threateningly; hang: »Great boulders impended over …   Useful english dictionary

  • Impend — Im*pend , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Impended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impending}.] [L. impend[=e]re; pref. im in + pend[=e]re to hang. See {Pendant}.] To hang over; to be suspended above; to threaten from near at hand; to menace; to be imminent. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impended — Impend Im*pend , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Impended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impending}.] [L. impend[=e]re; pref. im in + pend[=e]re to hang. See {Pendant}.] To hang over; to be suspended above; to threaten from near at hand; to menace; to be imminent. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impendence — Im*pend ence, Impendency Im*pend en*cy, n. The state of impending; the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon; also, that which impends. Impendence of volcanic cloud. Ruskin. Syn: imminence, imminency, impendence, forthcomingness.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impendency — Impendence Im*pend ence, Impendency Im*pend en*cy, n. The state of impending; the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon; also, that which impends. Impendence of volcanic cloud. Ruskin. Syn: imminence, imminency, impendence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impending — Impend Im*pend , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Impended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impending}.] [L. impend[=e]re; pref. im in + pend[=e]re to hang. See {Pendant}.] To hang over; to be suspended above; to threaten from near at hand; to menace; to be imminent. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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