Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Impend (Page: 734)

Im*pend" (?), v. t. [L. impendre; pref. im- in + pendre to weigh out, pay.] To pay. [Obs.] Fabyan.


Impend (Page: 734)

Im*pend", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Impended; p. pr. & vb. n. Impending.] [L. impendēre; pref. im- in + pendēre to hang. See Pendant.] To hang over; to be suspended above; to threaten frome near at hand; to menace; to be imminent. See Imminent.

Destruction sure o'er all your heads impends. Pope.