Definition Of pending
awaiting decision or settlement.
nine cases were still pending
until (something) happens or takes place.
they were released on bail pending an appeal
Example Of pending
A court is to decide Tuesday whether he should remain in jail pending trial.
A decision from that court is pending as to how much of a role a court could claim, if any.
A decision is pending at the present time and further review is also available by the Supreme Court.
A drunk driver has been bailed pending a police investigation.
A post-mortem examination was due to be held on Tuesday and an inquest will be opened and adjourned pending inquiries.