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synonyms for suspension

  • break
  • freeze
  • halt
  • interruption
  • layoff
  • moratorium
  • period
  • postponement
  • stoppage
  • termination
  • abeyance
  • adjournment
  • breather
  • cessation
  • conclusion
  • cutoff
  • deferment
  • disbarment
  • discontinuation
  • doldrums
  • dormancy
  • downtime
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • five
  • intermission
  • latency
  • letup
  • pause
  • quiescence
  • quiescency
  • remission
  • respite
  • stay
  • suspense
  • ten
  • time-out
  • abeyancy
  • breathing spell
  • coffee break
  • concluding
  • discontinuing
  • heave-ho

antonyms for suspension

MOST RELEVANT
  • beginning
  • continuation
  • go
  • start
  • commencement
  • continuance
  • introduction
  • opening
  • completion
  • persistence
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How to use suspension in a sentence

Chyloid exudates are milky chiefly from proteids in suspension, or fine dbris from broken-down cells.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
On leaving Conway we crossed the suspension bridge, paying a goodly toll for the privilege.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
In 1850 a suspension bridge at Angers gave way when 487 soldiers were marching over it, and 226 were killed.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
In the suspension bridge iron or steel can be used in its strongest form, namely hard-drawn wire.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Some suspension bridges have broken down in consequence of the oscillations produced by bodies of men marching in step.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The merit of the simple suspension bridge is its cheapness, and its defect is its flexibility.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
On the other hand, suspension bridges require lofty towers and massive anchorages.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Wrought iron was used on a large scale in the suspension road bridges of the early part of the 19th century.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Nevertheless, the stiffened suspension bridge will probably be the type adopted in future for very great spans.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The suspension chains are constructed in the form of braced girders, so that they are stiff against unsymmetrical loading.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUSPENSION

  • discontinuation
  • dormancy
  • inactivity
  • intermission
  • latency
  • postponement
  • quiescence
  • recess
  • remission
  • suspension
  • temporarily deferred
  • waiting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.