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per·pend

 (pər-pĕnd′)
v. per·pend·ed, per·pend·ing, per·pends Archaic
v.tr.
To consider carefully; ponder.
v.intr.
To be attentive; reflect.

[Latin perpendere : per-, per- + pendere, to weigh; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.]
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perpend

(ˈpɜːpənd) or

perpent

n
(Architecture) a large stone that passes through a wall from one side to the other. Also called: parpend or perpend stone
[C15: from Old French parpain, of uncertain origin]

perpend

(pəˈpɛnd)
vb
an archaic word for ponder
[C16: from Latin perpendere to examine, from per- (thoroughly) + pendere to weigh]
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per•pend1

(ˈpɜr pənd)

n.
a large stone passing through the entire thickness of a wall.
[1225–75; variant of parpen(d), Middle English perpein, parpein a stone dressed on more than one side < Old French perpein, parpain]

per•pend2

(pərˈpɛnd)

v.t.
1. to consider.
v.i.
2. to ponder; deliberate.
[1520–30; < Latin perpendere to weigh carefully, ponder =per- per- + pendere to weigh]
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perpend


Past participle: perpended
Gerund: perpending

Imperative
perpend
perpend
Present
I perpend
you perpend
he/she/it perpends
we perpend
you perpend
they perpend
Preterite
I perpended
you perpended
he/she/it perpended
we perpended
you perpended
they perpended
Present Continuous
I am perpending
you are perpending
he/she/it is perpending
we are perpending
you are perpending
they are perpending
Present Perfect
I have perpended
you have perpended
he/she/it has perpended
we have perpended
you have perpended
they have perpended
Past Continuous
I was perpending
you were perpending
he/she/it was perpending
we were perpending
you were perpending
they were perpending
Past Perfect
I had perpended
you had perpended
he/she/it had perpended
we had perpended
you had perpended
they had perpended
Future
I will perpend
you will perpend
he/she/it will perpend
we will perpend
you will perpend
they will perpend
Future Perfect
I will have perpended
you will have perpended
he/she/it will have perpended
we will have perpended
you will have perpended
they will have perpended
Future Continuous
I will be perpending
you will be perpending
he/she/it will be perpending
we will be perpending
you will be perpending
they will be perpending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been perpending
you have been perpending
he/she/it has been perpending
we have been perpending
you have been perpending
they have been perpending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been perpending
you will have been perpending
he/she/it will have been perpending
we will have been perpending
you will have been perpending
they will have been perpending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been perpending
you had been perpending
he/she/it had been perpending
we had been perpending
you had been perpending
they had been perpending
Conditional
I would perpend
you would perpend
he/she/it would perpend
we would perpend
you would perpend
they would perpend
Past Conditional
I would have perpended
you would have perpended
he/she/it would have perpended
we would have perpended
you would have perpended
they would have perpended
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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