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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.

pending adj : awaiting conclusion or confirmation; "business still pending"

65 Moby Thesaurus words for "pending": at issue, awaiting, beetle, beetle-browed, beetling, cascading, conditional, conditioned, contingent, dangling, dependent, depending, depending on, durante, during, falling, falling loosely, flowing, forthcoming, hanging, hung, imminent, impendent, impending, in abeyance, in question, in suspense, in the balance, in the offing, inconclusive, incumbent, jutting, lowering, open, over, overhanging, overhung, pendent, pendulant, pendular, penduline, pendulous, pensile, projecting, superincumbent, suspended, suspenseful, swinging, through, throughout, till, unconfirmed, uncounted, undecided, undetermined, unestablished, unfinished, unfixed, unsettled, until, untold, up for grabs, waiting for, weeping, while

Pending \Pend"ing\, prep. During; as, pending the trail. [1913 Webster]

Pending \Pend"ing\, a. [L. pendere to hang, to be suspended. Cf. {Pendent}.] Not yet decided; in continuance; in suspense; as, a pending suit. [1913 Webster]

Pend \Pend\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pending}.] [L. pendere.] 1. To hang; to depend. [R.] [1913 Webster] Pending upon certain powerful motions. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. To be undecided, or in process of adjustment. [1913 Webster]


Suspended: A Cryogenic Nightmare is an interactive fiction video game written by Michael Berlyn and published by Infocom in 1983. Like most Infocom titles, it was available on most popular personal computers of the day, such as the Apple II, PC, Atari ST and Commodore 64. It was Infocom's sixth game.

suspended adj 1: (of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment; "suspended matter such as silt or mud..."; "dust particles suspended in the air"; "droplets in suspension in a gas" 2: temporarily inactive [syn: {abeyant}, {inactive}, {in abeyance(p)}]

118 Moby Thesaurus words for "suspended": abeyant, apathetic, broken, broken off, cascading, cataleptic, catatonic, chopped-off, choppy, dangling, dead, decousu, dependent, depending, disconnected, discontinued, discontinuous, discrete, disjunctive, dopey, dormant, dull, episodic, extra, falling, falling loosely, fitful, flat, flowing, foul, fresh, groggy, hanging, heavy, held back, held in reserve, held out, herky-jerky, hung, in abeyance, in hand, in suspense, inactive, incoherent, inert, intermittent, interrupted, irregular, jagged, jerky, languid, languorous, latent, leaden, lifeless, logy, mint, new, noncontinuous, nonlinear, nonsequential, nonserial, nonuniform, original, parenthetic, passive, patchy, pendent, pending, pendulant, pendular, penduline, pendulous, pensile, phlegmatic, pristine, put aside, put by, reserve, saved, scrappy, sedentary, slack, sleeping, sluggish, slumbering, smoldering, snatchy, spare, spasmodic, spotty, stagnant, standing, static, stored, swinging, tame, to spare, torpid, unapplied, unaroused, unbeaten, unconnected, unconsumed, unemployed, unexercised, unexpended, unhandled, unjoined, unspent, unsuccessive, untapped, untouched, untrodden, unused, unutilized, waived, weeping

Suspend \Sus*pend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suspended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suspending}.] [F. suspendre, or OF. souspendre (where the prefix is L. subtus below, from sub under), L. suspendere, suspensum; pref. sus- (see {Sub-}) + pendere to hang. See {Pedant}, and cf. {Suspense}, n.] 1. To attach to something above; to hang; as, to suspend a ball by a thread; to suspend a needle by a loadstone. [1913 Webster] 2. To make to depend; as, God hath suspended the promise of eternal life on the condition of obedience and holiness of life. [Archaic] --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to cease for a time; to hinder from proceeding; to interrupt; to delay; to stay. [1913 Webster] Suspend your indignation against my brother. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The guard nor fights nor fies; their fate so near At once suspends their courage and their fear. --Denham. [1913 Webster] 4. To hold in an undetermined or undecided state; as, to suspend one's judgment or opinion. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 5. To debar, or cause to withdraw temporarily, from any privilege, from the execution of an office, from the enjoyment of income, etc.; as, to suspend a student from college; to suspend a member of a club. [1913 Webster] Good men should not be suspended from the exercise of their ministry and deprived of their livelihood for ceremonies which are on all hands acknowledged indifferent. --Bp. Sanderson. [1913 Webster] 6. To cause to cease for a time from operation or effect; as, to suspend the habeas corpus act; to suspend the rules of a legislative body. [1913 Webster] 7. (Chem.) To support in a liquid, as an insoluble powder, by stirring, to facilitate chemical action. [1913 Webster] {To suspend payment} (Com.), to cease paying debts or obligations; to fail; -- said of a merchant, a bank, etc. [1913 Webster] Syn: To hang; interrupt; delay; intermit; stay; hinder; debar. [1913 Webster]

Data Sources:

  • pending: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • pending: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • pending: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • pending: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • pending: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • suspended: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • suspended: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • suspended: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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