What does the word suspend mean?

Usage examples for suspend

  1. " For some unexplained reason, your Honor, my client desires to suspend further proceedings, with a view to effect a peaceable compromise with the plaintiff. – Openings in the Old Trail by Bret Harte
  2. " Then," said Anthony, " I think we had better suspend with the rest." – Quodlibet by John P. Kennedy
  3. In some states county judges are authorized to suspend the ordinary rules of procedure where the defendant is under eighteen years of age. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson