Synonyms for Pending:


about to happen (adjective)
up in the air, ominous, indeterminate, imminent.


failing, Against, barring, at, Into, From, Among, aboard, Amid. light touch, undone, sketchy, abortive, outstanding, incomplete, partial, superficial. pending (noun)


continuing (verb)
in abeyance, imminent, indeterminate, up in the air, ominous.

Other synonyms:

light touch. undone, partial, sketchy. incomplete, outstanding. superficial.

Usage examples for pending

  1. Whilst the case was pending in the District Court, the population of the city had increased more than four- fold; and improvements of a costly character had been made in all parts of it. – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  2. Meynell was to spend the night before the great service with the old Bishop, against whom- together with the whole of his Chapter- Privy Council action was now pending – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  3. The emperor, finding that what Pasamonte and his party had written were notorious calumnies, ordered Don Diego to resume his charge, although the process with the fiscal was still pending and that Pasamonte should be written to, requesting him to forget all past passions and differences and to enter into amicable relations with Don Diego. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving