1. Adjective.  Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present.
  2. Adjective.  Not existing; lacking.
  3. Adjective.  Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied.
  4. Preposition.  In the absence of; without.
  5. Verb.  (transitive, with reflexive pronoun) To go away from a place; to leave.
  6. Verb.  (transitive, obsolete) To withhold from being present.

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