Student Thesaurus

One entry found for absent.
Entry Word: absent
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not at a certain place <three students were absent because of the flu>
Synonyms away, missing, out
Related Words AWOL, truant; departed, gone, retired; abroad, vacationing
Near Antonyms accompanying, attending, participating
Antonyms here, present
2 not present or in evidence <the usual stir of activity was absent in the city due to the report of an escaped lion from the zoo>
Synonyms lacking, missing, nonexistent, wanting
Related Words dead, departed, extinct, lost, perished, vanished; defunct, done, expired, finished, lapsed, obsolete, over, passé; inadequate, insufficient, rare, scarce, sparse, uncommon
Near Antonyms active, alive, animate, living, thriving; current, going, prevailing, uncanceled; common, prevalent; apparent, conspicuous, evident, obvious, plain
Antonyms existent, present
3 lost in thought and unaware of one's surroundings or actions <seemed absent when I told him you were coming because he nodded but didn't say anything> -- see ABSENTMINDED 1