adjourn

Part of speech: verb

To close ( a meeting or session); postpone ( a matter).

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Usage examples "adjourn":

  1. During the same sitting the government was sustained on a motion to adjourn, which by understanding was regarded as a test of confidence. - "George Brown", John Lewis.
  2. Everybody was extremely glad to adjourn to the restaurant, where tea had been ordered for their party, and a table reserved for them. - "The Jolliest School of All", Angela Brazil.
  3. At this point the Court intimated that they would adjourn to the following day. - "Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York", A. F. Warburton.