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suspend

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of suspend

  1. 1 to bring to a formal close for a period of time <the judge suspended the hearing to give the district attorney more time to process evidence> Synonyms prorogate, prorogue, recess, adjournRelated Words break off, disband, discontinue, disperse, intermit, interrupt; defer, hold off, postpone, put off, reserve, shelve, table; dissolve, end, halt, stop, terminate; break up, close, conclude, wind up, wrap up; abort, call, call off, drop, recall, repeal, rescind, revoke; abrogate, annul, invalidate, negate, nullify, quash, voidNear Antonyms inaugurate, launch, open; carry on, continue, draw out, extend, proceed, prolong; renew, reopen, resume; assemble, call, convene, convoke, muster, rally, summon

  2. 2 to place on an elevated point without support from below <suspended a banner proclaiming the town's “Heritage Days” from the archway> Synonyms dangle, sling, hang, swingRelated Words hook, mount, pin, tack; drape, festoon, garland, string; extend (out), jut, project, stick out; overhang, protrude; cascade, depend, fall; balance, poise


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