• To halt something temporarily.
  • To hold in an undetermined or undecided state.
  • To discontinue or interrupt a function, task, position, or event.
  • To hang freely; underhang.
  • To bring a solid substance, usually in powder form, into suspension in a liquid.
  • To make to depend.
  • To debar, or cause to withdraw temporarily, from any privilege, from the execution of an office, from the enjoyment of income, etc.
  • To support in a liquid, as an insoluble powder, by stirring, to facilitate chemical action.
  • To remove the value of an unused coupon from an air ticket, typically so as to allow continuation of the next sectors' travel.


Opposite words


  • From Old French sospendre, from Latin suspendo.

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