Definition of adjourn
- adjourn a meeting
- Court is adjourned until 10 a.m. tomorrow.
- Congress will not adjourn until the budget has been completed.
- We adjourned to the library.
The chairperson has adjourned the meeting.
Court is adjourned until 10:00 tomorrow.
The meeting adjourned at 4:00.
Congress will not adjourn until the budget has been completed.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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