Pending vs Dangling - What's the difference?

pending | dangling |


As verbs the difference between pending and dangling

is that pending is while dangling is .

As adjectives the difference between pending and dangling

is that pending is awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation while dangling is suspended from above.

As a preposition pending

is while waiting for something; until.

As a noun dangling is

the act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.

pending

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation
  • begun but not completed
  • about to happen; imminent or impending
  • See also

    * impending

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • While waiting for something; until.
  • dangling

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • suspended from above
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.
  • The act of following or trailing around.
  • * 1866 , Mark Lemon, Falkner Lyle, Or, The Story of Two Wives
  • Falkner's quick-sighted honour would not have tolerated your brother's danglings at the skirts of beauty.

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * dangling modifier