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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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