HyperDic: adjourn

English > 2 senses of the word adjourn:
VERBchangeadjourn, recess, break upclose at the end of a session
socialadjourn, withdraw, retirebreak from a meeting or gathering
adjourn > pronunciation
Soundsahjher'n
Rhymesandiron ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > adjourn: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningClose at the end of a session.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"The court adjourned"
Synonymsrecess, break up
Broaderend, stop, finish, terminate, ceaseHave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
Spanishaplazar, posponer
Catalanajornar, aplaçar
Nounsadjournmentthe termination of a meeting
English > adjourn: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningbreak from a meeting or gathering.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We adjourned for lunch"
Synonymswithdraw, retire
Entailsmeet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherCollect in one place
Narrowerprorogueadjourn by royal prerogative
Broaderclose up, close, fold, shut down, close downCease to operate or cause to cease operating
Similar toseclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdrawKeep away from others
Spanishaplazar, retirarse, retirar, suspender una sesión, suspender
Nounsadjournmentthe act of postponing to another time or place

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