verb (used with object)
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Origin of absent
OTHER WORDS FROM absentab·sen·ta·tion [ab-suhn-tey-shuhn] /ˌæb sənˈteɪ ʃən/, nounab·sent·er, nounab·sent·ness, nounnon·ab·sen·ta·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for absents
Some castes fine a member who absents himself from the meeting.
He absents himself more and more from Beethovens lodgings and spends less and less time at his own.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
The Chevalier Bigot does not lose his politeness, however long he absents himself!The Golden Dog|William Kirby
O woman, best are all things as the will of God ordains them; therefore go; for thy stay, not free, absents thee more.The Mormon Prophet and His Harem|C.V. Waite
The passenger who absents himself from the concert which all other passengers attend, is both impolite and ill-bred.Book of Etiquette, Volume 2|Lillian Eichler Watson