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Synonyms for adjourn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adjourn, recess, break up(verb)

    close at the end of a session

    "The court adjourned"

    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, retire, split up, pick, dismantle, break up, recess, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, crack, disassemble, break apart, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, break, crack up, withdraw

  2. adjourn, withdraw, retire(verb)

    break from a meeting or gathering

    "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"

    call in, swallow, sequester, crawl in, seclude, crawfish out, retire, recess, crawfish, retreat, take, back away, break up, strike out, back out, put out, take back, hit the sack, pull away, take out, unsay, turn in, bow out, draw back, recede, bed, sack out, recall, move back, hit the hay, call back, go to sleep, sequestrate, draw, pull in one's horns, take away, go to bed, disengage, withdraw, draw off, pull back, kip down, remove

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adjourn

    break up, disband, discharge, dismiss, disperse, dissolve, prorogue, scatter, separate

    assemble, call, call together, collect, convene, convoke, gather, muster, summon

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adjourn

    postpone, suspend, defer, prorogue, delay, protract, put off

    expedite, despatch, urge, hasten, conclude, complete, seal, consummate, terminate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adjourn(v. a.)

    postpone, defer, delay, procrastinate, put off

  2. adjourn(v. a.)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    adjournment, deferment, postpone, defer, postponement, suspend, lift, interrupt

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  1. adjourn

How to use adjourn in a sentence?

  1. Gemma Allen:

    The earlier and more transparent people are about money, even if they respectfully disagree and learn to adjourn and come back, the better it is, the romance and your relationship will be better.

  2. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    The Senate will not adjourn until we have passed significant and bold new steps above and beyond what the House has passed to help our strong nation and our strong underlying economy weather this storm.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The easiest way to get the chairperson to adjourn the session is to jointly create ruckus and commotion in a pre-decided fashion in the midst of deliberation and discussion.

  4. Robert A. Heinlein:

    A motion to adjourn is always in order.

Translations for adjourn

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  • فArabic
  • премествам, отсрочвам, прекъсвам, отлагам, правя пауза, закривамBulgarian
  • posposar, ajornar, suspendreCatalan, Valencian
  • suspender, posponer, diferir, aplazarSpanish
  • به تعویق انداختنPersian
  • elnapolHungarian
  • ಮುಂದೂಡಿKannada
  • pāuhuMāori
  • onderbreken, uitstellen, stopzetten, verdagen, afgelastenDutch
  • adiarPortuguese
  • amânaRomanian
  • оттянуть, перерыв, закрыть, объявлять, переместить, откладывать, отсрочить, прервать, отложить, оттягивать, отсрочивать, делать, прекратитьRussian
  • flytta fram, skjuta upp, ajourneraSwedish
  • వాయిదాTelugu
  • เลื่อนThai

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