Synonyms for Adjourn:


quit, stop, pause, discontinue, cease, break off, check, abandon, give up, drop. adjourn (noun)
retire, recess, withdraw.
postpone (noun)
dismiss, suspend, prorogue, study atsuspend.


change (verb)
social (verb)
withdraw, retire.
stop a proceeding (verb)
hold off, hold up, recess, stay, shelve, prorogue, suspend, discontinue, defer, postpone, delay.

Other synonyms:

dismiss. postpone, delay, suspend. shelve, defer, waive. wait. stay, remit.

Usage examples for adjourn

  1. A motion to adjourn was offered and carried, after which the first classmen hurried from the room. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  2. " I think we will adjourn now," said the President, and there was pain in his voice also. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  3. After they got to the house where the dance was to be and the others had all gathered there, it was decided for some reason to adjourn to another house. – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)