Definitions of adjourn

  1. To close (a meeting or session); postpone (a matter). The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To put off or defer to another day, or indefinitely; to postpone; to close or suspend for the day; - commonly said of the meeting, or the action, of convened body; as, to adjourn the meeting; to adjourn a debate. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To put off to another day or time, or to close for the time being; as, they adjourned the meeting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To put off to an other day: to postpone. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To suspend business for a time, as from one day to another, or for a longer period, or indefinitely; usually, to suspend public business, as of legislatures and courts, or other convened bodies; as, congress adjourned at four o'clock; the court adjourned without day. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To postpone; end a meeting. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To put off to another day. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To put off from one day to another; to delay. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for adjourn

  1. His Grace of Canterbury then moved that the House, in all humility, adjourn for dinner. – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  2. Shall we adjourn till to- morrow morning? – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever