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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Absent \Ab*sent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Absented; p. pr. & vb.
n. Absenting.] [Cf. F. absenter.]
1. To take or withdraw (one's self) to such a distance as to
prevent intercourse; -- used with the reflexive pronoun.
If after due summons any member absents himself, he
is to be fined. --Addison.
2. To withhold from being present. [Obs.] "Go; for thy stay,
not free, absents thee more." --Milton.
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