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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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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