verb (used without object)
- to remain undecided or unsettled.
- to hang.
- Obsolete. to depend.
- to await judgment or settlement
- dialect to hang; depend
- Scot an archway or vaulted passage
v.c.1500, “to depend, to hang,” from French pendre, from Late Latin pendere “to hang” (see pendant). In some cases short for depend.