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1. adjourn

verb. ['əˈdʒɝːn'] close at the end of a session.

Synonyms

  • finish
  • terminate
  • cease
  • end
  • recess
  • stop

Antonyms

  • uncross
  • unfold
  • stay
  • disintegrate

Etymology

  • ajorner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Adjourn

  • unconcern
  • concern
  • upturn
  • sauterne
  • return
  • new-bern
  • mckern
  • mcgurn
  • laverne
  • discern
  • amburn
  • alpern
  • sturn
  • stirn
  • sterne
  • stern
  • stearne
  • stearn
  • spurn
  • ohern
  • o'hern
  • ohearn
  • o'hearn
  • obyrne
  • o'byrne
  • o'beirne
  • aherne
  • ahern
  • ahearn
  • zurn

How do you pronounce adjourn?

Pronounce adjourn as əˈʤərn.

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Sentences with adjourn


1. Verb, base form
The committee chair may adjourn a meeting without a motion, second or vote.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The term "adjourn" comes from the Latin words Ad (to) and Diurnus (daily).

2. adjourn

verb. ['əˈdʒɝːn'] break from a meeting or gathering.

Synonyms

  • forgather
  • meet
  • seclude
  • withdraw
  • sequester
  • retire
  • gather
  • foregather
  • shut down
  • close up
  • prorogue
  • close down
  • close
  • sequestrate
  • assemble

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • fall short of
  • disagree
  • unjust

Etymology

  • ajorner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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