put on hiatus

Definition of put on hiatus

US
: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

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

  2. : to move in a specified direction

  3. : to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust

  1. : a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

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

  1. : being in place : fixed, set

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

  2. : a gap or passage in an anatomical part or organ

  3. : an interruption in time or continuity : break


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