adjective see abeyance

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Abeyant — A*bey ant, a. Being in a state of abeyance. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abeyant — index dormant, inactive, prospective Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abeyant — dormant, quiescent, *latent, potential Analogous words: deferred, suspended, postponed, stayed, intermitted (see DEFER): suppressed, repressed (see SUPPRESS) Antonyms: operative: active: revived Contrasted words: live, dynamic (see ACTIVE):… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abeyant — /euh bay euhnt/, adj. temporarily inactive, stopped, or suspended. [1865 70; ABEY(ANCE) + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • abeyant — adjective Being in a state of abeyance …   Wiktionary

  • abeyant — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Existing in a temporarily inactive form or state: dormant, inactive, latent, quiescent, sleeping. See ACTION, SHOW …   English dictionary for students

  • abeyant — É™ beɪənt adj. suspended, temporarily postponed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abeyant — adj 1. suspended, deferred, postponed, put off; tabled, shelved, set aside; inactive, static, stationary, resting, dormant, latent, quiescent; expectant, waiting. 2.See abeyance (def.2) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • abeyant — abey·ant …   English syllables

  • abeyant — /əˈbeɪənt/ (say uh bayuhnt) adjective in abeyance …   Australian English dictionary

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