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See definition of prorogation on Dictionary.com
  • as inadjournment
  • as indelay
  • as inretardation

synonyms for prorogation

  • deferment
  • deferral
  • interruption
  • postponement
  • recess
  • break
  • intermission
  • pause
  • stay
  • suspension
  • putting off

antonyms for prorogation

MOST RELEVANT
  • continuation
  • persistence
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • continuance
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How to use prorogation in a sentence

While he was forced to be with us, he was weary of us, pining for his home, counting the hours to the prorogation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
On the prorogation of the provincial parliament everything denoted imminent troubles.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
This day the Parliament met again, after a long prorogation, but what they have done I have not been in the way to hear.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
The king replied that he would not interfere with its work either by dissolution or prorogation.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The house again met in March, in order to complete the business which remained unfinished at the recent prorogation.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
Very shortly after the prorogation of parliament, an incident occurred which materially affected the position of Endymion.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
The prorogation of the legislature had been appointed for September 15th.
MONTREAL 1535-1914, VOLUME II (OF 2)WILLIAM HENRY ATHERTON
There remains for consideration the prorogation of Parliament on the 13th of August.
THE CANADIAN PORTRAIT GALLERY VOLUME 3JOHN CHARLES DENT
The representatives of the kings of England and France were equally unfortunate in their claim for a prorogation of the decision.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Fresh and larger subsidies from France enabled him to continue this prorogation for seven months.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VI (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
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WORDS RELATED TO PROROGATION

  • break
  • deferment
  • deferral
  • intermission
  • interruption
  • pause
  • postponement
  • prorogation
  • putting off
  • recess
  • stay
  • suspension
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.