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adjourn

ad·journ

adjourn

 
pronunciation:
juhrn
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: adjourned, adjourning, adjourns
definition: to stop the process of a formal meeting or court session, often with the intention of starting again at another time.
The judge adjourned the court until next Friday.
synonyms:
recess
antonyms:
convene
Word Parts
The word adjourn contains the following part:
diurn, journ Latin root that means day
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