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pend

[pend] /pɛnd/
verb (used without object)
1.
to remain undecided or unsettled.
2.
to hang.
3.
Obsolete. to depend.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500;Latin pendēre to be suspended, hang, depend
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British Dictionary definitions for pend

pend

/pɛnd/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to await judgment or settlement
2.
(dialect) to hang; depend
noun
3.
(Scot) an archway or vaulted passage
Word Origin
C15: from Latin pendēre to hang; related to Latin pendere to suspend
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