put on hiatus

Definition of put on hiatus

US

  1. :  to stop broadcasting (a program) for a period of time The television network put the series on hiatus for several months.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to place in a specified position or relationship :  lay

    :  to move in a specified direction

    :  to send (as a weapon or missile) into or through something :  thrust

  1. :  a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

    :  the act or an instance of putting the shot

    :  an option to sell a specified amount of a security (as a stock) or commodity (as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. :  being in place :  fixed, set

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  1. :  a break in or as if in a material object :  gap

    :  a gap or passage in an anatomical part or organ

    :  an interruption in time or continuity :  break


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