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Synonyms for suspend
səˈspɛnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suspend(verb)

    hang freely

    "The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them"

    Synonyms:
    set aside, debar, freeze

  2. suspend(verb)

    cause to be held in suspension in a fluid

    "suspend the particles"

    Synonyms:
    set aside, debar, freeze

  3. suspend, debar(verb)

    bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

    Synonyms:
    deflect, head off, bar, obviate, forfend, forefend, avoid, stave off, fend off, freeze, set aside, debar, exclude, ward off, avert

  4. freeze, suspend(verb)

    stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it

    "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"

    Synonyms:
    block, stop dead, immobilize, set aside, freeze, freeze down, debar, freeze out, immobilise

  5. suspend, set aside(verb)

    make inoperative or stop

    "suspend payments on the loan"

    Synonyms:
    allow, appropriate, reserve, freeze, set aside, debar, earmark

  6. suspend(verb)

    render temporarily ineffective

    "the prison sentence was suspended"

    Synonyms:
    set aside, debar, freeze

Wiktionary

  1. suspend(verb)

    Antonyms:
    resume

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. suspend

    Synonyms:
    attach, hang, rest, interrupt, delay, intermit, stop, discontinue

    Antonyms:
    detach, drop, remove, continue, expedite, protract, prolong

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. suspend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hang, SLING UP

  2. suspend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make to depend

  3. suspend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    interrupt, intermit, stay, stop, discontinue, arrest, leave off, give over, break off

  4. suspend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    defer, delay, postpone, withhold, lay over, stave off

  5. suspend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    debar (as from an office) temporarily

  6. suspend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    stop payment, become bankrupt, go into bankruptcy

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How to use suspend in a sentence?

  1. The Coast Guard:

    A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact. ... Our thoughts and prayers are with Marine Corps helicopter squadron and particularly with families and loved ones of those missing.

  2. Commissioner Vera Jourova:

    In the new Safe Harbour there will be a suspension clause, saying that under concrete conditions we are going to suspend (it).

  3. Donald Trump:

    The matter of this country refusing to take back their deported citizens came before Hillary Clinton’s( State Department) desk, but she failed to take forceful action and ignored the federal law requiring her to suspend visas to countries that don’t take back their citizens.

  4. The Russian central bank:

    In order to prevent possible pricing manipulation during the expiration of futures contracts on the RTS index .... the Central Bank of Russia sent an order to MICEX (index) to suspend trading of financial instruments.

  5. Carly Fiorina:

    While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who refuse to settle for the way things are and a status quo that no longer works for them.


Translations for suspend

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  • pozastavitCzech
  • aufheben, aufhängen, aufschieben, suspendieren, aussetzenGerman
  • αναστέλλωGreek
  • suspenderSpanish
  • pysäyttää, roikkua, lakkauttaa, keskeyttää, riippua, ripustaaFinnish
  • suspendre, mettre en suspensionFrench
  • croch, cuir à dreuchdScottish Gaelic
  • השעהHebrew
  • felfüggesztHungarian
  • suspensar, suspendarIdo
  • sospendere, appendereItalian
  • 停止, 下げる, 吊らす, 保留, ぶら下げるJapanese
  • whakairiMāori
  • schorsen, afbreken, onderbreken, afgelasten, ophangen, stopzetten, suspenderenDutch
  • henge, suspendere, avbryteNorwegian
  • amâna, agăța, suspenda, atârna, întrerupeRomanian
  • прекратить, приостановить, прекращать, подвешивать, приостанавливать, подвеситьRussian
  • askiya almakTurkish
  • 暂停Chinese

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