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adjourn

ad·journ

adjourn

 
pronunciation:
juhrn
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: adjourned, adjourning, adjourns
definition: to end or temporarily discontinue the proceedings of (a meeting or the like).
The president adjourned the meeting when it was clear that no decision could be reached.This court is adjourned until next week.
synonyms:
postpone, prorogue, suspend
antonyms:
convene
similar words:
defer, delay, intermit, interrupt, shelve, stay, table
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to end or temporarily discontinue the proceedings of a meeting or the like.
The meeting adjourned after the final round of voting.We decided to adjourn and meet again next week.
synonyms:
recess
antonyms:
convene, convoke
similar words:
intermit
definition 2: to transfer proceedings to another location.
Let's adjourn to your office.
synonyms:
repair
similar words:
resort, retire, retreat, withdraw
Word Parts
The word adjourn contains the following part:
diurn, journ Latin root that means day
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