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Definition 1: branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pendent in the sense of this definition

(pendent is a kind of ...) a fixture providing artificial light

Definition 2: an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pendent in the sense of this definition

(pendent is a kind of ...) a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness

(... is a kind of pendent ) jeweled pendant worn on a chain around the neck

(... is part of pendent) jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

(... is part of pendent) an earring with a pendant ornament

Definition 3: held from above and hanging down - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pendent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a pendant bunch of grapes

Synonyms for pendent in the sense of this definition

(pendent is similar to ...) held up or having the weight borne especially from below

"supported joints in a railroad track have ties directly under the rail ends"

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