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pending

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pending

  1. 1 not yet settled or decided <a decision is pending about whether to buy computers or sports equipment with this money> Synonyms open, undecided, undetermined, unresolved, unsettled Related Words hanging; arguable, debatable, disputable, moot, uncertain, unsure Phrases in hand Near Antonyms confirmed, established; certain, sure Antonyms decided, determined, resolved, settled

  2. 2 being soon to appear or take place <a pending review of your work so far this term> Synonyms approaching, coming, imminent, impending, nearing, oncoming, forthcoming, proximate, upcomingRelated Words future; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predictedNear Antonyms bygone, erstwhile, foregone, former, old, onetime, other, past, quondam, sometime, whilomAntonyms late, recent

  3. 3 giving signs of immediate occurrence <the sky darkened with a pending storm> Synonyms impending, looming, imminent, threateningRelated Words approaching, coming, forthcoming, future, near, nearing, oncoming, upcoming; brewing, gathering; likely, possible, probable; inevitable, unavoidable; apocalyptic (also apocalyptical), lowering, menacing, ominous, portentous; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predictedNear Antonyms distant, far-off, remote; eventual, ultimate; bygone, former, past; late, recent




pending

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of pending

  1. in the course of <the government must continue to function pending negotiations for next year's budget> Synonyms amid (or amidst), by, over, during, through, throughout





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