Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb absent

1 sense of absent

Sense 1
absent, remove -- (go away or leave; "He absented himself")
       => disappear, vanish, go away -- (get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace")

Antonyms of adj absent

3 senses of absent

Sense 1
absent (vs. present) -- (not being in a specified place)

present (vs. absent) -- (being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation")
        => attendant -- (being present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation")
        => ever-present -- (being always present)
        => existing -- (existing in something specified; "depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream")
        => here (predicate) -- (being here now; "is everyone here?")
        => naturally occurring -- (existing by nature and without artificial aid; "one of the 93 naturally occurring chemical elements")
        => omnipresent, ubiquitous -- (being present everywhere at once)

Sense 2
lacking, absent, missing, wanting -- (nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking")

INDIRECT (VIA nonexistent) -> existent, existing -- (having existence or being or actuality; "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran")

Sense 3
absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty -- (lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence")

INDIRECT (VIA inattentive) -> attentive -- ((often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor")

Similarity of adj absent

3 senses of absent

Sense 1
absent (vs. present) -- (not being in a specified place)
       => away (predicate) -- (not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away")
       => introuvable -- (impossible to find; "the book is practically introuvable")
       => truant, awol -- (absent without permission; "truant schoolboys"; "the soldier was AWOL for almost a week")

Sense 2
lacking, absent, missing, wanting -- (nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking")
       => nonexistent (vs. existent) -- (not having existence or being or actuality; "chimeras are nonexistent")

Sense 3
absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty -- (lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence")
       => inattentive (vs. attentive) -- (showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter")

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