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Definition of Adjourn

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postpone, delay; end a meeting; move to another place
Adjourn Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
continuo| continuare| continuavi| continuatus V TRANS
make continuous (space/time); put in line| join (in succession)| connect| unite
Adjourn Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
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.
  
(v. i.)
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.
  
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adjourn
\ad*journ"\, v. i. 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.
adjourn
\ad*journ\ (&?;), v. t. [imp. & p. p. adjourned (&?;); p. pr. & vb. n. adjourning (&?;).] [oe. ajornen, of. ajoiner, ajurner, f. ajourner; of. a (l. ad) + jor, jur, jorn, f. jour, day, fr. l. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. cf. journal, journey.] 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. it is a common practice to adjourn the reformation of their lives to a further time. 'tis a needful fitness that we adjourn this court till further day.

Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
cuir ar atráth
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Gohirio = v. to delay, to adjourn
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
(synonym) recess, break up
(hypernym) end, stop, finish, terminate, cease
(derivation) adjournment, dissolution
2. break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
(synonym) withdraw, retire
(hypernym) close, fold, shut down, close down
(hyponym) prorogue
(entail) meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather
(verb-group) seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw
(derivation) adjournment
Adjourn Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
An adjournment ends a meeting. To adjourn to another time or place means to suspend proceedings until a later stated time or place.

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Adjourn Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries