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Adjourn

Ad`journ´
v. t.1.To put off or defer to another day, or indefinitely; to postpone; to close or suspend for the day; - commonly said of the meeting, or the action, of convened body; as, to adjourn the meeting; to adjourn a debate.
[imp. & p. p. Adjourned ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Adjourning ( ).]
v. i.1.To suspend business for a time, as from one day to another, or for a longer period, or indefinitely; usually, to suspend public business, as of legislatures and courts, or other convened bodies; as, congress adjourned at four o'clock; the court adjourned without day.
Verb1.adjourn - close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
Synonyms: recess, break up
2.adjourn - break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
Synonyms: retire, withdraw
break up, close, continue, curb, disband, disperse, dissolve, drag out, extend, hang fire, hang up, hold back, hold off, hold over, hold up, lay aside, lay by, lay over, pigeonhole, prolong, prorogate, prorogue, protract, push aside, put aside, put off, put on ice, recess, reserve, restrain, rise, set aside, set by, shelve, shift off, sleep on, stand over, stave off, stay, stretch out, table, take a recess, terminate, waive
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