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  Definition of suspend
  1. cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"
  2. stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"
  3. make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan"
  4. hang freely; "The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them"
  5. bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
  6. as of a prison sentence
Similar Words: freeze, set aside, debar

 

Hyponyms: resuspend, dangle, send down, rusticate

 

Entailments: punish, penalize, penalise

 

Derivational Morphology: suspension, dangling, hanging, pause, intermission, break, interruption, abeyance, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement, freeze, halt, brace, suspender, gallus, debarment, temporary removal

 

 
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