Complete Definition of "impend"

English

Etymology
From Latin impendere, "to hang over", "to weigh out".

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive to be about to happen or occur, especially of something which takes some time such as a process or procedure rather than just a short event. "To impend" often has the connotation of threat.

#:My hunger should impend any second now.

Translations
German: bevorstehen (1), drohen (2 threatening)

Related terms
to depend
to pend
pendant

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