suspend

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sus·pend

 (sə-spĕnd′)
v. sus·pend·ed, sus·pend·ing, sus·pends
v.tr.
1. To bar for a period from a privilege, office, or position, usually as a punishment: suspend a student from school.
2. To cause to stop for a period; interrupt: suspended the trial.
3.
a. To hold in abeyance; defer: suspend judgment. See Synonyms at defer1.
b. To render temporarily ineffective: suspend a jail sentence; suspend all parking regulations.
4. Music To hold or prolong (a note or notes) in suspension.
5.
a. To hang so as to allow free movement: suspended the mobile from the ceiling.
b. To support or keep from falling without apparent attachment, as by buoyancy: The manatee is suspended in the water.
c. Chemistry To disperse or put (particles, for example) in suspension.
v.intr.
1. To cease for a period; delay.
2. To fail to make payments or meet obligations.
Idiom:
suspend disbelief
To accept as plausible something one knows to be untrue, especially the setting and plot of a drama or fiction so as to allow the appreciation of art.

[Middle English suspenden, from Old French suspendre, from Latin suspendere : sub-, from below; see sub- + pendere, to hang; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.]

suspend

(səˈspɛnd)
vb
1. (tr) to hang from above so as to permit free movement
2. (tr; passive) to cause to remain floating or hanging: a cloud of smoke was suspended over the town.
3. (tr) to render inoperative or cause to cease, esp temporarily: to suspend interest payments.
4. (tr) to hold in abeyance; postpone action on: to suspend a decision.
5. (tr) to debar temporarily from privilege, office, etc, as a punishment
6. (Chemistry) (tr) chem to cause (particles) to be held in suspension in a fluid
7. (Music, other) (tr) music to continue (a note) until the next chord is sounded, with which it usually forms a dissonance. See suspension11
8. (Banking & Finance) (intr) to cease payment, as from incapacity to meet financial obligations
9. (tr) obsolete to put or keep in a state of anxiety or wonder
10. (intr) obsolete to be attached from above
[C13: from Latin suspendere from sub- + pendere to hang]
susˈpendible, susˈpensible adj
susˌpendiˈbility n

sus•pend

(səˈspɛnd)

v.t.
1. to hang by attachment to something above, esp. so as to allow free movement.
2. to keep from falling or sinking, as if by hanging: to suspend particles in a liquid.
3. to keep undetermined; refrain from concluding definitely: to suspend judgment.
4. to defer or postpone: to suspend a sentence for robbery.
5. to bring to a stop, usu. for a time: to suspend payment.
6. to cause to cease for a time from operation or effect, as a law, privilege, or service: to suspend ferry service.
7. to debar, usu. for a limited time, from office, membership, school attendance, etc., esp. as a punishment.
8. to prolong (a musical tone) into the next chord.
9. to keep in a state of expectation or suspense.
v.i.
10. to come to a stop or cease from operation, usu. temporarily.
11. to stop payment; be unable to meet financial obligations.
12. to hang or be suspended.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Latin suspendere to hang up =sus- sus- + pendere (transitive) to hang]

suspend


Past participle: suspended
Gerund: suspending

Imperative
suspend
suspend
Present
I suspend
you suspend
he/she/it suspends
we suspend
you suspend
they suspend
Preterite
I suspended
you suspended
he/she/it suspended
we suspended
you suspended
they suspended
Present Continuous
I am suspending
you are suspending
he/she/it is suspending
we are suspending
you are suspending
they are suspending
Present Perfect
I have suspended
you have suspended
he/she/it has suspended
we have suspended
you have suspended
they have suspended
Past Continuous
I was suspending
you were suspending
he/she/it was suspending
we were suspending
you were suspending
they were suspending
Past Perfect
I had suspended
you had suspended
he/she/it had suspended
we had suspended
you had suspended
they had suspended
Future
I will suspend
you will suspend
he/she/it will suspend
we will suspend
you will suspend
they will suspend
Future Perfect
I will have suspended
you will have suspended
he/she/it will have suspended
we will have suspended
you will have suspended
they will have suspended
Future Continuous
I will be suspending
you will be suspending
he/she/it will be suspending
we will be suspending
you will be suspending
they will be suspending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been suspending
you have been suspending
he/she/it has been suspending
we have been suspending
you have been suspending
they have been suspending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been suspending
you will have been suspending
he/she/it will have been suspending
we will have been suspending
you will have been suspending
they will have been suspending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been suspending
you had been suspending
he/she/it had been suspending
we had been suspending
you had been suspending
they had been suspending
Conditional
I would suspend
you would suspend
he/she/it would suspend
we would suspend
you would suspend
they would suspend
Past Conditional
I would have suspended
you would have suspended
he/she/it would have suspended
we would have suspended
you would have suspended
they would have suspended
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.suspend - hang freely; "The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them"
hang, hang up - cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
dangle - cause to dangle or hang freely; "He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree"
2.suspend - cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
resuspend - put back into suspension; "resuspend particles"
3.suspend - bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
expel, kick out, throw out - force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"
send down, rusticate - suspend temporarily from college or university, in England
4.suspend - stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"
break, interrupt - terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"
5.suspend - make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
6.suspend - render temporarily ineffective; "the prison sentence was suspended"
postpone, prorogue, put off, defer, set back, shelve, table, put over, remit, hold over - hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

suspend

verb
1. postpone, delay, put off, arrest, cease, interrupt, shelve, withhold, defer, adjourn, hold off, cut short, discontinue, lay aside, put in cold storage The union suspended strike action this week.
postpone continue, carry on, resume, re-establish
2. remove, expel, eject, debar Julie was suspended from her job shortly after the incident.
remove restore, reinstate
3. hang, attach, dangle, swing, append chandeliers suspended on heavy chains from the ceiling

suspend

verb
1. To stop suddenly, as a conversation, activity, or relationship:
2. To put off until a later time:
Informal: wait.
Idiom: put on ice.
3. To fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below:
Translations
مُعَلِّقمَوْقوفيُرْجِئُيُعَلِّق، يُدَلّييوقِف
pověsitpozastavitpozastavit činnostpřerušitvznášet se
indstillesuspenderesvævehænge
ripustaa
odgoditi
fella niîur um tímahanga/svífahanga; hengjasetja í bann; víkja úr starfi tímabundiî
つるす
매달다
atidėtas nuosprendisgumoskabantis tiltaskojaraiščiaikybojimas
atliktdiskvalificētizslēgtkarātieskārt
pozastaviť činnosť
skjuta upp
ระงับชั่วคราว
askıya almakasmakgeçici olarak durdurmakgeçici olarak işten el çektirmekasılı durmak
trì hoãn

suspend

[səsˈpend] VT
1. (= hang) → suspender, colgar
2. (= remove) (from job) → suspender (from de) (from school) → expulsar temporalmente (from de) (from team) → excluir (from de) to suspend sb from officerelevar a algn de su cargo (provisionalmente)
3. (= discontinue) [+ hostilities, aid, flights] → suspender; [+ licence] → retirar
his licence was suspended for six months (Aut) → le retiraron el carnet durante seis meses
4. (= withold, defer) [+ judgement, decision] → aplazar, posponer (Jur) [+ sentence] → suspender provisionalmente, dejar en suspenso
he was given a two-year suspended sentencefue condenado a dos años en libertad condicional
to suspend disbeliefcreer lo inverosímil
5. suspended animationconstantes fpl vitales mínimas
in a state of suspended animation (lit) → con las constantes vitales al mínimo
the audience was in a state of suspended animationel público tenía el alma en vilo or el corazón en un puño

suspend

[səˈspɛnd] vt
(= delay) [+ strike action, judgement, decision] → suspendre
(= stop temporarily) [+ aid programme, bus service, publication, production, hostilities] → suspendre
Both governments are refusing to suspend hostilities → Les deux gouvernements refusent de suspendre les hostilités.
[+ employee, office holder] → suspendre; [+ pupil, student] → renvoyer
to be suspended (from school)se faire renvoyer
He's been suspended → Il s'est fait renvoyer.
to be suspended from one's duties → être suspendu(e) de ses fonctions
He's been suspended from his duties → Il a été suspendu de ses fonctions.
(= hang) [+ balloons, lamp, chandelier, mobile] → suspendresuspended sentence n (LAW)condamnation f avec sursis

suspend

vt
(= hang)(auf)hängen (→ from an +dat); (Chem) → suspendieren; to be suspended in somethingin etw (dat)hängen; (Chem) → in etw (dat)suspendiert sein; to hang suspended from something/in somethingvon/in etw (dat)hängen
(= stop, defer) publication, payment(zeitweilig) einstellen; campaign, talks, judgementaussetzen; flightsaufschieben; he was given a suspended sentenceseine Strafe wurde zur Bewährung ausgesetzt; to be in a state of suspended animationim Zustand vorübergehender Leblosigkeit sein; to suspend one’s disbelief (Theat) → sich verzaubern lassen; suspend (Comput: command) → Standby-Modus m
personsuspendieren; member, pupil, studentzeitweilig ausschließen; (Sport) → sperren; licencezeitweilig einziehen; law, privilegesaussetzen; constitutionzeitweilig außer Kraft setzen; to suspend somebody from dutyjdn (vom Dienst) suspendieren

suspend

[səˈspɛnd] vt (gen) → sospendere
it was suspended from the ceiling/between two posts → era appeso al soffitto/sospeso tra due pali
he was suspended for cheating → è stato sospeso perché aveva imbrogliato

suspend

(səˈspend) verb
1. to hang. The meat was suspended from a hook.
2. to keep from falling or sinking. Particles of dust are suspended in the air.
3. to stop or discontinue temporarily. All business will be suspended until after the funeral.
4. to prevent (a person) temporarily from continuing his (professional) activities or having his usual privileges. Two footballers were suspended after yesterday's match.
suspended ˈsentence noun
a prison sentence that will take effect only if the criminal commits a (similar) crime again.
suˈspenders noun plural
1. a pair, or set, of elastic straps for holding up socks or stockings.
2. (American) braces for holding up trousers.
suˈspense (-s) noun
a state of uncertainty and anxiety. We waited in suspense for the result of the competition.
suˈspension (-ʃən) noun
1. the act of suspending.
2. in a motor vehicle etc, the system of springs etc supporting the frame on the axles.
3. a liquid with solid particles that do not sink.
suspension bridge
a type of bridge that has its roadway suspended from cables supported by towers.

suspend

يُرْجِئُ pozastavit indstille aufhängen αναστέλλω suspender ripustaa suspendre odgoditi sospendere つるす 매달다 opschorten innstille zawiesić suspender подвешивать skjuta upp ระงับชั่วคราว askıya almak trì hoãn 暂停

suspend

vt. suspender, cancelar.

suspend

vt (treatment, etc.) suspender