Synonyms of adjourn in English:

adjourn


See definition of adjourn

verb

1‘the hearing was adjourned for a week’

SYNONYMS

suspend, break off, discontinue, interrupt, postpone, put off, put back, defer, delay, hold over, hold in abeyance, shelve, pigeonhole, stay, prorogue, dissolve, terminate, bring to an end, halt, call a halt to

pause, suspend proceedings, take a break, recess, break up, end, come to an end

North American put over, table, lay on the table, take a recess

informal put on ice, put on the back burner, put in cold storage, mothball, take a breather, let up, knock off, take five

North American informal take a rain check

North American continue

rare remit, respite

2‘they adjourned to the sitting room for liqueurs and brandy’

SYNONYMS

withdraw, retire, retreat, beat a retreat, take oneself, decamp, depart, go out, go off, go away, exit

formal repair, remove

literary betake oneself

rare abstract oneself