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  Definition of suspension
  1. a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)
  2. the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"
  3. a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
  4. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  5. temporary cessation or suspension
  6. a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
  7. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
Similar Words: temporary removal, dangling, hanging, suspension system, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement, abeyance, pause, intermission, break, interruption

 

Hyponyms: rustication, defervescence, remission, remittal, subsidence, cold storage, deferral, recess, moratorium, standdown, stand-down, slurry, resuspension, mash, vapor, vapour, lapse, blackout, caesura, dead air, delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait, halftime, respite, rest, relief, rest period, time-out, letup, lull

 

Part Meronyms: motor vehicle, automotive vehicle, car, railcar, railway car, railroad car

 

Derivational Morphology: suspend, debar, hang, dangle, abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away, freeze, break, break away, pause, intermit, hesitate

 

 
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