absent

a.

  1. Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present.
  2. Not existing; lacking; as, the part was rudimental or absent.
  3. Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied; as, an absent air.

v. t.

  1. To take or withdraw (one's self) to such a distance as to prevent intercourse; -- used with the reflexive pronoun.
  2. To withhold from being present.