Synonyms for suspend

Synonyms for (verb) suspend

Synonyms: suspend

Definition: cause to be held in suspension in a fluid

Usage: suspend the particles

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: suspend, freeze

Definition: stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it

Usage: Suspend the aid to the war-torn country

Similar words: break, interrupt

Definition: terminate

Usage: She interrupted her pregnancy; break a lucky streak; break the cycle of poverty


Synonyms: set aside, suspend

Definition: make inoperative or stop

Usage: suspend payments on the loan

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: suspend

Definition: hang freely

Usage: The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them

Similar words: hang, hang up

Definition: cause to be hanging or suspended

Usage: Hang that picture on the wall


Synonyms: suspend, debar

Definition: bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

Similar words: kick out, expel, throw out

Definition: force to leave or move out

Usage: He was expelled from his native country


Synonyms: suspend

Definition: render temporarily ineffective

Usage: the prison sentence was suspended

Similar words: remit, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, defer, table, hold over

Definition: hold back to a later time

Usage: let's postpone the exam