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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb adjourn:

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Synonyms of the verb adjourn

The verb adjourn has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the verb adjourn, that have fewer characters:

  1. recess (6 letter word, one of the shortest synonyms for adjourn)
    • inflections: recessed, recessing, recesses
    • related terms: recesslike, recesser, recessor, recessive
  2. retire (6 letter word, one of the shortest synonyms for adjourn)
    • inflections: retired, retiring, retires
    • related terms: Unretire, re-retire, retirade, retiral, retiree, retirer, retirant

Equivalent words for the verb adjourn, that have more characters:

  1. withdraw (8 letter word, the longest synonym for adjourn)
    • inflections: withdrew, withdrawn, withdrawing, withdraws
    • related terms: rewithdraw, rewithdrawal, withdrawal, withdrawment, withdrawable, withdrawer

Equivalent phrase for the verb adjourn:

  1. break up (8 characters phrase, the longest phrasal synonym for adjourn)

Hypernyms of the verb adjourn

More generic words for the verb adjourn, that have fewer characters:

  1. act (3 letter word)
    • inflections: acted, acting, acts
    • related terms: unact, unactable, unaction, unactive, inact, inaction, inactive, exact, exactment, exactness, exactable, exacter, exactor, exaction, exactive, exactly, transact, transactor, transaction, Transactive, anteact, coact, coactor, coaction, coactive, counteract, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteraction, counteractive, foreact, interact, Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive, misact, outact, overact, Overactor, overaction, overactive, peract, postact, preact, preaction, preactive, react, reactance, reactor, reactant, reaction, reactive, re-act, retroact, retroaction, retroactive, subact, subaction, underact, underactor, underaction, underactive, ACCY, actify, actine, actless, acture, actable, actor, actious, Actant, action, active
  2. alter (5 letter word)
    • inflections: altered, altering, alters
    • related terms: Unalter, exalter, exaltee, exaltment, exaltate, exaltation, exaltative, misalter, prealter, prealteration, realter, realterable, realteration, alterable, alterate, alterer, alterant, alteration, alterity, alterman, alterative
  3. bar (3 letter word)
    • inflections: barred, barring, bars
    • related terms: debar, debarment, unbar, disbar, disbarment, forebar, microbar, outbar, overbar, overbarish, rebar, Underbar, upbar, Baren, barful, Barian, baric, barish, barite, barless, Barlike, barling, barware, barer, barman, barly, barwise
  4. be (2 letter word, the shortest hypernym for adjourn)
    • inflections: was, were, been, being, is
  5. block (5 letter word)
  6. break (5 letter word)
  7. catch (5 letter word)
    • inflections: caught, catching, catches
    • related terms: outcatch, overcatch, recatch, upcatch, catchment, catchy, catchable, catcher
  8. cease (5 letter word)
    • inflections: ceased, ceasing, ceases
    • related terms: decease, Deceaser, surcease
  9. change (6 letter word)
    • inflections: changed, changing, changes
    • related terms: unchange, exchange, exchangee, exchanger, transchange, transchanger, counterchange, interchange, interchanger, rechange, changable, changer
  10. close (5 letter word)
    • inflections: closed, closing, closes
    • related terms: unclose, unclosable, inclose, inclosure, incloser, disclose, disclosure, disclosable, discloser, disclosive, Eclose, foreclose, foreclosure, foreclosable, interclose, overclose, perclose, preclose, preclosure, reclose, Reclosure, reclosable, upclose, upcloser, closen, closeness, closure, closeable, closer, closely
  11. coat (4 letter word)
    • inflections: coated, coating, coats
    • related terms: decoat, uncoat, Uncoatable, microcoat, overcoat, Overcoatless, Precoat, recoat, subcoat, surcoat, undercoat, undercoater, coatee, coatless, Coatlike, Coatable, coater, coation
  12. defend (6 letter word)
    • inflections: defended, defending, defends
    • related terms: Misdefend, predefend, defendable, defender, defendant
  13. eat (3 letter word)
    • inflections: ate, eaten, eating, eats
    • related terms: exeat, intereat, miseat, outeat, outeaten, overeat, overeaten, overeater, undereat, undereaten, Undereater, upeat, eatage, eaten, eatery, eatable, eater
  14. end (3 letter word)
    • inflections: ended, ending, ends
    • related terms: anend, counterend, upend, Endian, endite, endless, endship, endure, endable, ender, endent, endive, endwise
  15. engage (6 letter word)
    • inflections: engaged, engaging, engages
    • related terms: coengage, coengager, disengage, preengage, pre-engage, reengage, re-engage, engagee, engager, Engagor
  16. fill (4 letter word)
    • inflections: filled, filling, fills
    • related terms: unfill, unfilial, unfilling, infill, infilling, Autofill, Microfill, overfill, overfilling, prefill, refill, refilling, underfill, underfilling, upfill, filly, fillable, filler
  17. finish (6 letter word)
    • inflections: finished, finishing, finishes
    • related terms: definish, unfinish, unfinishable, Microfinish, photofinish, photofinisher, photo-finish, prefinish, refinish, refinisher, finishable, finisher
  18. fold (4 letter word)
    • inflections: folded, folding, folds
    • related terms: unfold, unfolden, unfoldment, unfoldure, unfoldable, unfolder, infold, infoldment, infolder, interfold, Misfold, outfold, overfold, refold, underfold, upfold, foldage, folden, foldless, foldure, foldy, foldable, folder
  19. forbid (6 letter word)
    • inflections: forbade, forbidden, forbidding, forbids
    • related terms: unforbid, reforbid, forbidal
  20. grab (4 letter word)
    • inflections: grabbed, grabbing, grabs
    • related terms: regrab, graben, grabable, grabman
  21. hinder (6 letter word)
    • inflections: hindered, hindering, hinders
    • related terms: hinderful, hinderment, hindersome, hinderance, hinderer, hinderly
  22. hold (4 letter word)
    • inflections: held, holding, holds
    • related terms: ahold, unhold, Unholdable, inhold, inholder, a-hold, forehold, outhold, overhold, underhold, uphold, upholden, Upholdable, upholder, withhold, withholdal, withholden, withholdment, withholdable, withholder, holden, holdable, holder, holdman
  23. impede (6 letter word)
    • inflections: impeded, impeding, impedes
    • related terms: impedite, impedible, impedance, impeder, impedor, impedition, impeditive
  24. jam (3 letter word)
    • inflections: jammed, jamming, jams
    • related terms: unjam, Jamless, jamlike
  25. join (4 letter word)
    • inflections: joined, joining, joins
    • related terms: unjoin, unjoinable, conjoin, conjoiner, injoin, Autojoin, cojoin, disjoin, disjoinable, Equijoin, interjoin, misjoin, rejoin, subjoin, underjoin, joinery, joinable, joiner, joinant, jointy
  26. modify (6 letter word)
  27. move (4 letter word)
    • inflections: moved, moving, moves
    • related terms: amove, amovable, demove, commove, Comove, countermove, counter-move, emove, mismove, outmove, Postmove, premove, premover, remove, removal, removable, remover, upmove, Moval, moveless, movement, moveable, mover
  28. near (4 letter word)
    • inflections: neared, nearing, nears
    • related terms: anear, unnear, unnearness, unnearable, unnearly, overnear, overnearness, nearish, nearness, nearable, nearer, nearly
  29. pursue (6 letter word)
    • inflections: pursued, pursuing, pursues
    • related terms: outpursue, Overpursue, repursue, pursual, Pursuee, pursuable, pursuance, pursuer, pursuant
  30. remove (6 letter word)
    • inflections: removed, removing, removes
    • related terms: preremove, preremoval, re-remove, re-removal, removal, removable, remover
  31. stop (4 letter word)
    • inflections: stopped, stopping, stops
    • related terms: unstop, instop, estop, misstop, stopen, stopless, stopship
  32. trade (5 letter word)
    • inflections: traded, trading, trades
    • related terms: contrade, contradance, Countertrade, E-Trade, intertrade, outtrade, overtrade, overtrader, retrade, retradition, undertrade, undertrader, tradal, tradeful, tradeless, tradeable, trader
  33. turn (4 letter word)
    • inflections: turned, turning, turns
    • related terms: deturn, unturn, unturnable, inturn, counterturn, counter-turn, disturn, foreturn, misturn, outturn, overturn, overturnable, overturner, return, returnee, returnless, returnable, returner, re-turn, underturn, upturn, withturn, turnery, turnable, turner, turnor

More generic words for the verb adjourn, that have the same number of characters:

  1. confine (7 letter word)
    • inflections: confined, confining, confines
    • related terms: Deconfine, unconfine, unconfinable, preconfine, reconfine, confinable, confiner, confinity
  2. destroy (7 letter word)
    • inflections: destroyed, destroying, destroys
    • related term: predestroy
  3. disrupt (7 letter word)
    • inflections: disrupted, disrupting, disrupts
    • related terms: predisrupt, predisruption, disruptment, disrupture, disruptable, disrupter, disruptor, Disruptant, disruption, disruptive
  4. occlude (7 letter word)
    • inflections: occluded, occluding, occludes
    • related terms: disocclude, Occluder, occludent
  5. prevent (7 letter word)
    • inflections: prevented, preventing, prevents
    • related terms: preventure, preventable, preventible, preventer, prevention, preventive, preventative
  6. surface (7 letter word)
    • inflections: surfaced, surfacing, surfaces
    • related terms: equisurface, Intersurface, Microsurface, resurface, Resurfacer, subsurface, undersurface, under-surface, surfacy, surfacer

More generic words for the verb adjourn, that have more characters:

  1. approach (8 letter word)
    • inflections: approached, approaching, approaches
    • related terms: counterapproach, counter-approach, reapproach, reapproachable, approachless, approachment, approachable, approacher
  2. barricade (9 letter word)
    • inflections: barricaded, barricading, barricades
    • related terms: unbarricade, barricader
  3. blockade (8 letter word)
    • inflections: blockaded, blockading, blockades
    • related terms: preblockade, blockader
  4. complete (8 letter word)
    • inflections: completed, completing, completes
    • related terms: uncomplete, uncompletable, incomplete, incompletable, incompletion, Autocomplete, outcomplete, overcomplete, recomplete, recompletion, subcomplete, subcompletion, Completist, completable, completer, completion, completive
  5. constrain (9 letter word)
    • inflections: constrained, constraining, constrains
    • related terms: Unconstrain, Overconstrain, constrainment, constrainable, constrainer
  6. destruct (8 letter word)
    • inflections: destructed, destructing, destructs
    • related terms: Autodestruct, Destructure, destructible, destructor, destruction, destructive
  7. foreclose (9 letter word)
    • inflections: foreclosed, foreclosing, forecloses
    • related terms: foreclosure, foreclosable
  8. forestall (9 letter word)
    • inflections: forestalled, forestalling, forestalls
    • related terms: forestalling, forestalment
  9. incorporate (11 letter word, the longest hypernym for adjourn)
    • inflections: incorporated, incorporating, incorporates
    • related terms: unincorporate, coincorporate, disincorporate, disincorporation, preincorporate, preincorporation, reincorporate, reincorporation, re-incorporate, incorporal, incorporable, incorporeous, incorporation, incorporative
  10. integrate (9 letter word)
    • inflections: integrated, integrating, integrates
    • related terms: disintegrate, disintegrable, disintegrous, disintegrant, disintegration, disintegrity, disintegrative, reintegrate, reintegration, reintegrative, integral, integrable, Integrous, integrious, integrant, integration, integrity, integrative
  11. interrupt (9 letter word)
    • inflections: interrupted, interrupting, interrupts
    • related terms: preinterrupt, reinterrupt, reinterruption, interruptable, interruptible, interrupter, interruptor, interruption, interruptive
  12. obstruct (8 letter word)
    • inflections: obstructed, obstructing, obstructs
    • related terms: deobstruct, unobstruct, unobstructive, disobstruct, preobstruct, preobstruction, obstructer, obstructor, obstructant, obstruction, obstructive
  13. obturate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: obturated, obturating, obturates
    • related term: obturation
  14. preclude (8 letter word)
    • inflections: precluded, precluding, precludes
    • related term: precludable
  15. prosecute (9 letter word)
    • inflections: prosecuted, prosecuting, prosecutes
    • related terms: reprosecute, reprosecution, prosecutable, prosecutor, prosecution, prosecutive
  16. restrain (8 letter word)
    • inflections: restrained, restraining, restrains
    • related terms: overrestrain, prerestrain, re-restrain, restrainable, restrainer
  17. terminate (9 letter word)
    • inflections: terminated, terminating, terminates
    • related terms: determinate, determinism, determinist, determinoid, determinable, determiner, Determinize, Determinization, determinant, determination, determinative, conterminate, conterminal, conterminable, conterminous, conterminant, interminate, interminable, interminant, intermination, exterminate, exterminist, exterminable, extermination, exterminative, disterminate, terminal, terminine, terminism, terminist, terminable, terminer, terminize, terminant, termination, terminative

More generic phrase for the verb adjourn, that has fewer characters:

  1. go up (5 characters phrase, the shortest phrasal hypernym for adjourn)

More generic phrases for the verb adjourn, that have the same number of characters:

  1. come on (7 character phrase)
  2. cut off (7 character phrase)
  3. fold up (7 character phrase)

More generic phrases for the verb adjourn, that have more characters:

  1. block off (9 character phrase)
  2. block up (8 character phrase)
  3. change state (12 character phrase)
  4. change surface (14 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for adjourn)
  5. close down (10 character phrase)
  6. close up (8 character phrase)
  7. come near (9 character phrase)
    • related term: come nearer
  8. draw close (10 character phrase)
  9. draw near (9 character phrase)
  10. shut down (9 character phrase)
  11. take hold of (12 character phrase)

Hyponyms of the verb adjourn

More specific words for the verb adjourn, that have fewer characters:

  1. call (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for adjourn)
    • inflections: called, calling, calls
    • related terms: uncall, Incall, autocall, Countercall, Forecall, miscall, miscalling, outcall, overcall, overcalling, Photocall, recall, recalling, upcall, withcall, Callee, callable, callate, caller, callous, callant
  2. hold (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for adjourn)
    • inflections: held, holding, holds
    • related terms: ahold, unhold, Unholdable, inhold, inholder, a-hold, forehold, outhold, overhold, underhold, uphold, upholden, Upholdable, upholder, withhold, withholdal, withholden, withholdment, withholdable, withholder, holden, holdable, holder, holdman

More specific words for the verb adjourn, that have the same number of characters:

  1. probate (7 letter word)
    • inflections: probated, probating, probates
    • related terms: comprobate, comprobation, improbate, improbable, improbation, improbity, improbative, exprobate, reprobate, reprobance, reprobation, reprobative, probator, probation, probative
  2. respite (7 letter word)
    • inflections: respited, respiting, respites
  3. suspend (7 letter word)
    • inflections: suspended, suspending, suspends
    • related terms: presuspend, resuspend, Suspendee, suspendible, suspender

More specific words for the verb adjourn, that have more characters:

  1. prorogue (8 letter word, one of the longest hyponyms for adjourn)
    • inflections: prorogued, proroguing, prorogues
    • related term: proroguer
  2. reprieve (8 letter word, one of the longest hyponyms for adjourn)
    • inflections: reprieved, reprieving, reprieves
    • related terms: reprieval, reprievable, repriever

Related words for the term adjourn, that have fewer characters:

  1. curb (4 letter word)
    • inflections: curbed, curbing, curbs
    • related terms: uncurb, uncurbable, curbless, curblike, curby, curbable, curber
  2. defer (5 letter word)
    • inflections: deferred, deferring, defers
    • related terms: redefer, redefine, redefy, deferment, deferable, deference, deferent
  3. delay (5 letter word)
    • inflections: delayed, delaying, delays
    • related terms: predelay, redelay, delayage
  4. extend (6 letter word)
    • inflections: extended, extending, extends
    • related terms: coextend, counterextend, overextend, preextend, pre-extend, ReĂ«xtend, re-extend, extendable, extendible, extender
  5. rise (4 letter word)
    • inflections: rose, risen, rising, rises
    • related terms: arise, arisard, arisen, ariser, overrise, rerise, rerisen, uprise, uprisal, uprisen, upriser, risen, riser, Risor
  6. shelve (6 letter word)
    • inflections: shelved, shelving, shelves
    • related terms: unshelve, Misshelve, reshelve, shelvy, shelver
  7. stay (4 letter word)
    • inflections: stayed, staid, staying, stays
    • related terms: astay, a-stay, forestay, misstay, outstay, overstay, overstayal, understay, upstay, withstay, stayless, stayship, stayman
  8. table (5 letter word)
    • inflections: tabled, tabling, tables
    • related terms: equitable, maltable, retable, Subtable, uptable, tabloid, tabler
  9. waive (5 letter word)
    • inflections: waived, waiving, waives
    • related terms: waivery, Waivable, waiver

Related words for the term adjourn, that have the same number of characters:

  1. disband (7 letter word)
    • inflections: disbanded, disbanding, disbands
    • related term: disbandment
  2. prolong (7 letter word)
    • inflections: prolonged, prolonging, prolongs
    • related terms: prolongment, prolongable, prolongate, prolonger, prolongation
  3. reserve (7 letter word)
    • inflections: reserved, reserving, reserves
    • related terms: unreserve, re-reserve, re-reservation, reserval, reservee, reservery, reservist, reservable, Reservance, reserver, reservor, reservation, reservative

Related words for the term adjourn, that have more characters:

  1. continue (8 letter word)
    • inflections: continued, continuing, continues
    • related terms: discontinue, discontinual, discontinuee, discontinuable, discontinuance, discontinuer, discontinuor, discontinuous, discontinuation, discontinuity, recontinue, recontinuance, continual, continuist, continuable, continuate, continuance, continuer, continuous, continuant, continuation, continuity, continuative
  2. discontinue (11 letter word)
    • inflections: discontinued, discontinuing, discontinues
    • related terms: prediscontinue, prediscontinuance, prediscontinuation, discontinual, discontinuee, discontinuable, discontinuance, discontinuer, discontinuor, discontinuous, discontinuation, discontinuity
  3. disperse (8 letter word)
    • inflections: dispersed, dispersing, disperses
    • related terms: Dedisperse, predisperse, redisperse, redispersal, dispersal, dispersoid, dispersible, disperser, dispersant, dispersity, dispersive
  4. dissolve (8 letter word)
    • inflections: dissolved, dissolving, dissolves
    • related terms: predissolve, redissolve, redissolvable, dissolvable, dissolver, dissolvent, dissolvative
  5. pigeonhole (10 letter word)
    • inflections: pigeonholed, pigeonholing, pigeonholes
    • related term: pigeonholer
  6. postpone (8 letter word)
    • inflections: postponed, postponing, postpones
    • related terms: repostpone, postponable, postponence, postponer
  7. prorogate (9 letter word)
    • inflections: prorogated, prorogating, prorogates
    • related term: prorogation
  8. protract (8 letter word)
    • inflections: protracted, protracting, protracts
    • related terms: overprotract, overprotraction, protractible, protracter, protractor, protraction, protractive
  9. Adjourned (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unadjourned, unadjournment, readjourned, readjournment, adjournal, adjournment, Adjourner
  10. Adjournment (11 letter word)
    • related terms: unadjournment, preadjournment, readjournment, adjournal, Adjourner
  11. preadjourn (10 letter word)
    • related term: preadjournment
  12. readjourn (9 letter word)
    • related term: readjournment
  13. adjournal (9 letter word)
  14. Adjourner (9 letter word)
    • related terms: adjournal, adjournment

Related phrases for the term adjourn, that have fewer characters:

  1. lay by (6 character phrase)
  2. set by (6 character phrase)

Related phrases for the term adjourn, that have the same number of characters:

  1. hang up (7 character phrase)
  2. hold up (7 character phrase)
  3. put off (7 character phrase)

Related phrases for the term adjourn, that have more characters:

  1. drag out (8 character phrase)
  2. hang fire (9 character phrase)
  3. hold back (9 character phrase)
  4. hold off (8 character phrase)
  5. hold over (9 character phrase)
  6. lay aside (9 character phrase)
  7. lay over (8 character phrase)
  8. push aside (10 character phrase)
  9. put aside (9 character phrase)
  10. put on ice (10 character phrase)
  11. set aside (9 character phrase)
  12. shift off (9 character phrase)
  13. sleep on (8 character phrase)
  14. stand over (10 character phrase)
  15. stave off (9 character phrase)
  16. stretch out (11 character phrase)
  17. take a recess (13 character phrase)
  18. Adjourn (motion) (16 character phrase)
  19. Fix the time to which to adjourn (32 character phrase)
  20. Motions to adjourn (18 character phrase)
  21. Motions to fix the time to which to adjourn (43 character phrase)
  22. Motion to adjourn (17 character phrase)
  23. Motion to fix the time to which to adjourn (42 character phrase)
  24. Move to adjourn (15 character phrase)

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