Associations to the word «Suspend»


SUSPEND, verb. To halt something temporarily.
SUSPEND, verb. To hold in an undetermined or undecided state.
SUSPEND, verb. To discontinue or interrupt a function, task, position, or event.
SUSPEND, verb. To hang freely; underhang.
SUSPEND, verb. To bring a solid substance, usually in powder form, into suspension in a liquid.
SUSPEND, verb. (obsolete) To make to depend.
SUSPEND, verb. To debar, or cause to withdraw temporarily, from any privilege, from the execution of an office, from the enjoyment of income, etc.
SUSPEND, verb. (chemistry) To support in a liquid, as an insoluble powder, by stirring, to facilitate chemical action.
SUSPEND ONE'S DISBELIEF, verb. (idiomatic) To willingly accept the premise of a story or work of art for the sake of enjoying it.

Dictionary definition

SUSPEND, verb. Hang freely; "The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them".
SUSPEND, verb. Cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles".
SUSPEND, verb. Bar temporarily; from school, office, etc..
SUSPEND, verb. Stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country".
SUSPEND, verb. Make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan".
SUSPEND, verb. Render temporarily ineffective; "the prison sentence was suspended".

Wise words

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
Ray Bradbury