Synonyms for adjourn

Synonyms for (verb) adjourn

Synonyms: break up, adjourn, recess

Definition: close at the end of a session

Usage: The court adjourned

Similar words: cease, stop, terminate, finish, end

Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

Usage: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed; Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other; My property ends by the bushes; The symphony ends in a pianissimo


Synonyms: adjourn, withdraw, retire

Definition: break from a meeting or gathering

Usage: We adjourned for lunch; The men retired to the library

Similar words: close, close down, close up, shut down, fold

Definition: cease to operate or cause to cease operating

Usage: The owners decided to move and to close the factory; My business closes every night at 8 P.M.; close up the shop