verb (used with object)
Origin of absent
Related formsab·sen·ta·tion [ab-suhn-tey-shuhn] /ˌæb sənˈteɪ ʃən/, nounab·sent·er, nounab·sent·ness, nounnon·ab·sen·ta·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for absenting
Others are absenting themselves as part of an apparent protest.
Then little Joe Gander took to absenting himself from school.A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould
Nothing except of absenting myself from my rooms, which it is my innocent privilege and pleasure to do.The Crime Club|William Holt-White
Yet I suppose he was in the habit of absenting himself from home?The Leavenworth Case|Anna Katherine Green
Joseph Long, a convict, was punished with twelve lashes on the 28th, for quitting his work and absenting himself without leave.
Peel very wisely would have nothing to do with the concern, and they are probably very angry with him for absenting himself.The Greville Memoirs|Charles C. F. Greville