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Another word for suspend

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Verb
  1. To stop suddenly, as a conversation, activity, or relationship

    See also:

    continue

  2. To put off until a later time

    See also:

    do

  3. To fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

    See also:

    hang

Another word for suspend

Synonym Study

  • To dissolve an assembly is to terminate it as constituted, so that an election must be held to reconstitute it
  • Prorogue applies esp. to the formal dismissal of the British Parliament by the crown, subject to reassembly
  • Adjourn is applied to the action of a deliberative body in bringing a session to a close, with the intention of resuming at a later time
  • Postpone implies the intentional delaying of an action or event until a later time
  • Suspend denotes the breaking off of proceedings, privileges, etc. for a time, sometimes for such an indefinite time as to suggest cancellation to suspend train service, to suspend a sentence