Associations to the word «Adjourn»


ADJOURN, verb. (transitive) To postpone.
ADJOURN, verb. (transitive) To defer; to put off temporarily or indefinitely.
ADJOURN, verb. (intransitive) To end or suspend an event.
ADJOURN, verb. (intransitive) (formal) (uncommon) To move from one place to another.

Dictionary definition

ADJOURN, verb. Close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned".
ADJOURN, verb. Break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley