- Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||suspended, suspending, suspends
||to make something hang from a higher position.
I bought a new light that we can suspend from the ceiling.
||to cause to stop for a period of time.
They suspended the game until the rain stopped.
- similar words:
- arrest, check, delay, end, halt, quit, stop
||suspendible (adj.), suspendibility (n.)
The word suspend
contains the following parts:
that means under, below
More about this word part:
The prefix "sus-
" occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of "sub-."
that means hang; weigh; spend