pend

pend

[pend]
verb (used without object)
1.
to remain undecided or unsettled.
2.
to hang.
3.
Obsolete. to depend.

Origin:
1490–1500;Latin pendēre to be suspended, hang, depend

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pend (pɛnd)
 
vb
1.  to await judgment or settlement
2.  dialect to hang; depend
 
n
3.  (Scot) an archway or vaulted passage
 
[C15: from Latin pendēre to hang; related to Latin pendere to suspend]

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