Related formsnon·pend·ing, adjectiveun·pend·ing, adjective
Can be confusedpending impending
Definition for pending (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
Origin of pend
Examples from the Web for pending
Except, Nomadness currently has 3,000 pending membership requests.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In August, the Obama administration intervened to stop what it called a pending genocide of Yazidi minorities in Iraq.Yazidis Face Genocide by ISIS After U.S. Turns Away|Josh Rogin|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His punishment: Suspension from all team activities indefinitely, pending a criminal investigation of the charges.
The decision was stayed however, pending Supreme Court review.The Heroic Lesbian Couple of Oklahoma Who Fought for Equal Marriage—and Won|Randy R. Potts|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shuai was locked up in jail, pending trial, for over a year until she was released in a plea deal.Indiana 'Feticide' Charge Is the Latest Fallout From States' Strict Anti-Abortion Laws|Sally Kohn|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pending further inquiry they were obliged to wait the conclusion of the expressman's humorous recital.
The most important question now pending is what to do with the fleets.The Greville Memoirs (Third Part) Volume I (of II)|Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville
But pending such amendment the present condition of this litigation should be relieved.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
I decided to go back to Virginia (my wife had never been there) and settle up a lawsuit I had pending in the courts.Steve P. Holcombe, the Converted Gambler|Rev. Gross Alexander
This recommendation was not considered, pending the actual opening of the College buildings.McGill and its Story, 1821-1921|Cyrus Macmillan