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Synonyms for suspend

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  1. suspendverb


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. suspend

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. suspendverb

    hang freely

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

    set aside, debar, freeze

  2. suspendverb

    cause to be held in suspension in a fluid

    "suspend the particles"

    set aside, debar, freeze

  3. suspend, debarverb

    bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

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

  4. freeze, suspendverb

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

    "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"

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

  5. suspend, set asideverb

    make inoperative or stop

    "suspend payments on the loan"

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

  6. suspendverb

    render temporarily ineffective

    "the prison sentence was suspended"

    set aside, debar, freeze

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. suspendverb

    hang, SLING UP

  2. suspendverb

    make to depend

  3. suspendverb

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

  4. suspendverb

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

  5. suspendverb

    debar (as from an office) temporarily

  6. suspendverb

    stop payment, become bankrupt, go into bankruptcy

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How to use suspend in a sentence?

  1. Marco Rubio:

    All evidence is that they continue to provide these products which enabled these human rights abuses, whenever we receive proof of forced labor, we take action and suspend privileges to sell.

  2. The ASOIF:

    The Council met today in Sochi and reviewed the statements and report of the SportAccord leadership to The Council annual general assembly yesterday and considers the position taken not compatible with the role and mission of ASOIF as a major stakeholder of the Olympic Movement, the Council unanimously decided to suspend ASOIF's association with SportAccord with immediate effect pending a full review.

  3. Big Hit Entertainment:

    Due to the nature of BTS concerts involving travel by thousands of international fans no matter where the performances are held, it is also difficult to resume the tour with the current strict restrictions on cross-border movement still in place, therefore, we have made the difficult decision to suspend the previously announced tour schedule and develop a new schedule.

  4. The FCA:

    When they (firms) choose to suspend or cancel a customer's access to credit, they must serve customers with a notice giving reasons for this, and those reasons must be objectively justified, where we identify poor practice, we will take swift action to ensure customers are being treated fairly and our rules are being followed.

  5. Sachin Jain:

    Unpredictable situations come up— new challenging diagnoses such as cancer, social problems and behavioral health issues— that often require physicians to suspend ‘sticking to a schedule’ and focus on the patient in front of them.

Translations for suspend

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  • pozastavitCzech
  • aufschieben, aufheben, aussetzen, aufhängen, suspendierenGerman
  • αναστέλλωGreek
  • suspenderSpanish
  • pysäyttää, keskeyttää, ripustaa, lakkauttaa, riippua, roikkuaFinnish
  • suspendre, mettre en suspensionFrench
  • cuir à dreuchd, crochScottish Gaelic
  • השעהHebrew
  • felfüggesztHungarian
  • suspensar, suspendarIdo
  • sospendere, appendereItalian
  • 保留, ぶら下げる, 吊らす, 下げる, 停止Japanese
  • whakairiMāori
  • stopzetten, afgelasten, onderbreken, afbreken, suspenderen, schorsen, ophangenDutch
  • suspendere, avbryte, hengeNorwegian
  • atârna, întrerupe, suspenda, agăța, amânaRomanian
  • подвесить, приостанавливать, подвешивать, прекращать, приостановить, прекратитьRussian
  • askiya almakTurkish
  • 暂停Chinese

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