Definition of impend in English:

impend

Line breaks: im¦pend
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɛnd
 
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verb

[no object] (usually as adjective impending)

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin impendere, from in- 'towards, upon' + pendere 'hang'.

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