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synonyms for adjourn

  • defer
  • delay
  • discontinue
  • postpone
  • put off
  • recess
  • shelve
  • suspend
  • curb
  • prorogue
  • restrain
  • stay
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • hold up
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antonyms for adjourn

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  • advance
  • carry out
  • continue
  • do
  • expedite
  • forward
  • hasten
  • hurry
  • begin
  • convene
  • convoke
  • encourage
  • further
  • keep on
  • open
  • rally
  • stimulate
  • urge
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How to use adjourn in a sentence

Before adjourning, the outgoing members got through the consent agenda as well as items certifying the election results and mid-year capital improvement project budget adjustments, said Dave Rolland, the City Council communications director.
MORNING REPORT: THE FAULCONER DOCTRINE ON HOMELESSNESS, EXPLAINEDVOICE OF SAN DIEGODECEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
As the Senate adjourned Monday for a pre-election break, senators left the Capitol—very likely taking any hopes of an imminent stimulus agreement with them.
STIMULUS UPDATE: AS SENATE ADJOURNS, HOPES FOR A PRE-ELECTION STIMULUS AGREEMENT EVAPORATEANNE SRADERSOCTOBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Results of the investigation were not ready for lawmakers before the Legislature adjourned in March due to the coronavirus.
MAINE HIRES LAWYERS WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS TO DEFEND ITS POOREST RESIDENTSBY SAMANTHA HOGAN, THE MAINE MONITOR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY AGNEL PHILIPOCTOBER 6, 2020PROPUBLICA
It comes with the House days away from adjourning through the election, and with the two sides still at odds on key issues including aid to cities and states, liability protections for businesses, and the overall cost of the bill.
PELOSI, MNUCHIN MEET ON ECONOMIC RELIEF DEAL AS BOTH SIDES EXPRESS OPTIMISMERICA WERNER, JEFF STEIN, RACHAEL BADESEPTEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Congress is supposed to adjourn at the end of next week through the election, although lawmakers could be called back to vote on a deal.
PELOSI ABRUPTLY SHIFTS COURSE, RESTARTS RELIEF PUSH AMID SIGNS ECONOMY IS STRAININGERICA WERNER, RACHAEL BADESEPTEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The thought of making anything good enough to sell was inspiring, and they worked with a will till it was time to adjourn.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
Now, without further comment, I move that this Congress adjourn sine die.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESSVARIOUS
Now, I am going to propose that when you adjourn, it be to meet at Court Square, to-morrow morning at nine o'clock.
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
I move that the Conference adjourn until half-past seven o'clock this evening.
A REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SECRET SESSIONS OF THE CONFERENCE CONVENTIONLUCIUS EUGENE CHITTENDEN
The motion to adjourn was agreed to; ayes 17, noes 3, and the Conference adjourned.
A REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SECRET SESSIONS OF THE CONFERENCE CONVENTIONLUCIUS EUGENE CHITTENDEN
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WORDS RELATED TO ADJOURN

  • adjourn
  • disassemble
  • disband
  • dismantle
  • disperse
  • disrupt
  • dissolve
  • divide
  • divorce
  • end
  • halt
  • part
  • put an end to
  • scatter
  • separate
  • sever
  • split
  • stop
  • sunder
  • suspend
  • take apart
  • terminate
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