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Synonyms for suspension
səˈspɛn ʃənsus·pen·sion

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. suspensionnoun

    delay, interruption, intermission, stop

  2. suspensionnoun

    The act of suspending, or the state of being suspended.

    intermission, delay, stop, interruption

  3. suspensionnoun

    A temporary or conditional delay, interruption or discontinuation.

    delay, interruption, stop, intermission

  4. suspensionnoun

    The state of a solid or substance produced when its particles are mixed with, but not dissolved in, a fluid, and are capable of separation by straining.

    interruption, stop, intermission, delay

  5. suspensionnoun

    The act of keeping a person who is listening in doubt and expectation of what is to follow.

    intermission, stop, interruption, delay

  6. suspensionnoun

    The system of springs and shock absorbers connected to the wheels in an automobile or car, which allow the vehicle to move smoothly with reduced shock to its occupants.

    intermission, stop, interruption, delay

  7. suspensionnoun

    A stay or postponement of the execution of a sentence, usually by letters of suspension granted on application to the lord ordinary.

    stop, intermission, delay, interruption

  8. suspensionnoun

    The act of or discord produced by prolonging one or more tones of a chord into the chord which follows, thus producing a momentary discord, suspending the concord which the ear expects.

    intermission, delay, stop, interruption

  9. suspensionnoun

    A topological space derived from another by taking the product of the original space with an interval and collapsing each end of the product to a point.

    delay, stop, intermission, interruption

  10. suspensionnoun

    A function derived, in a standard way, from another, such that the instant function's domain and codomain are suspensions of the original function's.

    delay, intermission, interruption, stop

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. suspensionnoun

    a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy

    interruption, abeyance, dangling, respite, hanging, intermission, abatement, reprieve, pause, suspension system, temporary removal, hiatus, break

  2. pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspensionnoun

    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

    prison-breaking, gap, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, interruption, rift, intermission, severance, gaolbreak, falling out, hanging, prisonbreak, recess, faulting, breakout, geological fault, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, reprieve, open frame, abatement, break of serve, hiatus, breach, breakage, abeyance, suspension system, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, temporary removal, rupture, dangling

  3. abeyance, suspensionnoun

    temporary cessation or suspension

    interruption, abeyance, dangling, respite, reprieve, hanging, intermission, abatement, pause, suspension system, temporary removal, hiatus, break

  4. suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatementnoun

    an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

    dangling, foramen, relief, rest, suspension system, respite, reprieve, recess, interruption, rest period, break, temporary removal, hiatus, pause, abatement, abeyance, time out, intermission, hanging

  5. suspension, suspension systemnoun

    a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle

    interruption, abeyance, dangling, respite, hanging, intermission, abatement, reprieve, pause, suspension system, temporary removal, hiatus, break

  6. suspension, dangling, hangingnoun

    the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

    "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"

    interruption, abeyance, dangling, respite, wall hanging, hanging, intermission, abatement, reprieve, pause, suspension system, temporary removal, hiatus, break

  7. suspension, temporary removalnoun

    a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)

    interruption, abeyance, dangling, respite, hanging, intermission, abatement, reprieve, pause, suspension system, temporary removal, hiatus, break

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. suspensionnoun


  2. suspensionnoun

    interruption, intermission, SUSPENSE

  3. suspensionnoun

    delay, postponement

  4. suspensionnoun

    temporary deprivation (as of an office)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.5 / 2 votes

  1. suspensionnoun

    pendency, delay, respite, postponement, abeyance

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  1. Travis Sharp:

    ( Wednesday's) proclamation will likely result in what's called a suspension of work on the border wall, during the suspension of work, the contractor must keep track of any additional expenses caused by the delay, so that the government can potentially reimburse those expenses later.

  2. Tom Brady:

    I am very disappointed by the NFL’s decision to uphold the four-game suspension against me, i did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either.

  3. Boudewijn Ploos van Amstel:

    The letter of suspension is very misleading.

  4. Carolyn Maloney:

    Schumer, D-N.Y., said. HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE POSTMASTER GENERAL AFTER CLAIMS HE PRESSURED EMPLOYEES TO MAKE CAMPAIGN DONATIONS A spokesperson for the USPS did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Earlier Tuesday, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., also called for DeJoys suspension as Carolyn Maloney announced a new investigation into DeJoy from the Reform Committee, which Carolyn Maloney chairs. FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. ( Tom Williams/Pool via AP) The Washington Post reportedthis weekend that while DeJoy wasCEO of New Breed Logistics, Tom Williams/Pool via AP or Tom Williams/Pool via AP aides pressured employees towrite checks and attend GOP fundraisers at his mansion, five people who worked for New Breed told the paper.DeJoy, a megadonor for theRepublican Party, would reimburse the employees through bonuses, an arrangement that is unlawful, The Washington Post reported Sunday. If these allegations are true, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy could face criminal exposurenot only for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy actions in North Carolina, but also for lying to Reform Committee under oath, we will be investigating this issue, but I believe the Board of Governors must take emergency action to immediately suspend Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, who they never should have selected in the first place. HOUSE DEMOCRATS SUBPOENA USPSS DEJOY FOR HIS CALENDAR, DOCUMENTS ON MAIL DELAYS Maloney was referencing testimony DeJoy gave Reform Committee on Aug. 24 when hedenied pressuring his employees to donate to President Trump, calling such a claim.

  5. Riva Sciuto:

    In this case, our system triggered a suspension and the account was reinstated shortly thereafter, we are proud to offer ad products that help campaigns connect directly with voters, and we do so without bias toward any party or political ideology.

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