suspends (third person present) · suspended (past tense) · suspended (past participle) · suspending (present participle)
  1. temporarily prevent from continuing or being in force or effect.
    "work on the dam was suspended"
    abstain · refrain · forbear · hold back · keep · stop · cease ·
    discontinue · suspend · give up · quit · break off · leave off · conclude · call a halt/stop to · forgo · drop · dispense with · eschew · have done with · wash one's hands of · lay off · give over · pack in · pack up · belay
    continue · persist in
    • officially prohibit (someone) from holding their usual post or carrying out their usual role for a particular length of time.
      "two officers were suspended from duty pending the outcome of the investigation"
      exclude · debar · shut out · keep out · remove · eliminate · reject ·
    • defer or delay (an action, event, or judgement).
      "the judge suspended judgement until January 15"
      adjourn · interrupt · break off · postpone · delay · defer · shelve ·
      arrest · put off · intermit · prorogue · hold over · put aside · pigeonhole · put/hold/keep in abeyance · reschedule · cut short · bring to an end · cease · discontinue · dissolve · disband · terminate · call a halt to · table · put on ice · put on the back burner · mothball · take a rain check on
    • law
      (of a judge or court) cause (an imposed sentence) not to be enforced as long as no further offence is committed within a specified period.
      "the sentence was suspended for six months"
  2. hang (something) from somewhere.
    "the light was suspended from the ceiling"
    hang · sling · drape · string · put up · swing · dangle
  3. (be suspended)
    (of solid particles) be dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid.
    "the paste contains collagen suspended in a salt solution"
  4. music
    prolong (a note of a chord) into a following chord, usually so as to produce a temporary discord.
Middle English: from Old French suspendre or Latin suspendere, from sub- ‘from below’ + pendere ‘hang’.
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How to use suspend in a sentence?
outside of the camera's unwatchful eye, officials could effortlessly suspend the constitution.
two officers were suspended from duty pending the outcome of the investigation.
the paste contains collagen suspended in a salt solution.
the judge suspended judgement until January 15.
the sentence was suspended for six months.
the light was suspended from the ceiling.
work on the dam was suspended.
How to say suspend in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (VERB)skort, opskort, skors, staak
Arabic (VERB)تعليق, التوقف المرحلي, توقف مرحلي, وقف, مرحليا, تعلق, يعلق, يوقف
Bangla স্থগিত করুন
Bosnian (Latin) obustaviti
Bulgarian (VERB)преустанови, суспендира, прекрати, спре, окачвам, временно прекратяване, спиране, прекъсва, отмени
Cantonese (Traditional) 暫停
Catalan (VERB)suspendre
Chinese Simplified 暂停
Chinese Traditional 暫停
Croatian (VERB)suspendirati, obustaviti, objesiti, ukida, prekine, ukinuti
(NOUN)stanje mirovanja
Czech (VERB)pozastavit, suspendovat, uspání, uspat, přerušit, zavěsit
Danish (VERB)suspendere, afbryde, indstille, udsætte, inddrage, ophæve
Dutch (VERB)opschorten, schorsen, onderbreken, staken, opgeschort
(NOUN)te schorten, onderbreking
Estonian (VERB)peatada, katkestada
Filipino suspendihin
Finnish (VERB)keskeyttää, lykätä, suspendoidaan, jäädyttää
French (VERB)suspendre, interrompre
German (VERB)auszusetzen, anhalten, unterbrechen, sperren, aufhängen, einzustellen
Greek (VERB)αναστείλει, αναβάλλω
Haitian Creole sispann
Hebrew (VERB)להשעות, השעיה, להשהות, השהה
Hindi (VERB)निलंबित, स्थगित, निरस्त, निलंबन
Hmong Daw muab ncua tseg
Hungarian (VERB)felfüggeszti, függesztenie, Szuszpendáljunk
Icelandic (VERB)fresta, hengja
Indonesian (VERB)menangguhkan, menunda, menghentikan
Italian (VERB)sospendere
Japanese (NOUN)サスペンド
(VERB)中断, 一時停止, 一時中断, 保留
Kiswahili (VERB)kusitisha
Korean (VERB)일시 중단, 중단, 보류할
Latvian (VERB)apturēt, aizturēt, pārtraukt, atlikt
Lithuanian (VERB)sustabdyti, sulaikyti
Malagasy mpanjifany
Malay (Latin) (VERB)menggantung
Maltese (VERB)tissospendi, jissospendu, sospiża
Norwegian Bokmål suspendere
Persian (VERB)تعلیق
Polish (VERB)zawiesić, wstrzymać
Portuguese (VERB)suspender
Querétaro Otomi suspender
Romanian (VERB)suspenda
Russian (VERB)приостановить, отстранить, прервать, подвесить, суспендировать, перерыве
Samoan taofi
Serbian (Cyrillic) Обустави
Serbian (Latin) Obustavi
Slovak (VERB)pozastaviť, odstaviť, prerušiť, odložiť
Slovenian (VERB)prekine, suspendiramo, začasno, ukine, zamrznili, odloži, opusti, ustaviti
Spanish (VERB)suspender, suspenderla, cuelgue
Swedish (VERB)tillfälligt upphäva, avbryta, suspendera, upphäva, inställa, pausa, hänga
Tamil இடைநீக்கம்
Telugu సస్పెండ్
Thai (VERB)ระงับ
Tongan toloi fakataimi
Turkish (VERB)askıya, uzaklaştıra, asmak
Ukrainian (VERB)призупинити, припинити, перервати
Urdu (VERB)معطل
Vietnamese (VERB)tạm ngừng
Welsh (VERB)atal, ohirio, wahardd
Yucatec Maya suspender
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