Part of speech:
A postponement, as of a judgment, opinion, or decision.
Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
(Informal) An allowance or indulgence; accommodating treatment:
An indeterminate state or quality
The time interval between initiating a query, transmission, or process, and receiving or detecting the results, often given as an average value over a large number of events.
A slackening or lessening, as of effort
The definition of a pause is a temporary stop or rest.
The condition of being in action or at work
A renewing or being renewed
The time during which an action, process, or state lasts; duration
A part or thing added to make something reach further or last longer; extension, supplement, sequel, etc.
A restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor after a period of obscurity or quiescence:
Find another word for abeyance. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abeyance, like: suspension, action, break, indetermination, intermission, latency, letup, pause, respite, operation and renewal.