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1. suspension

noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy.

Synonyms

  • slurry
  • mixture
  • mash
  • resuspension
  • vapour

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • function
  • stay
  • unify

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Words that Rhyme with Suspension

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  • laurentian
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Example sentences of the word suspension


1. Noun, singular or mass
The front suspension, cross member and engine will come out as a single unit.

Quotes containing the word suspension


1. Love as education is one of the great powers of the world, but it hangs in a delicate suspension; it achieves its harmony as seldom as does love by the senses. Frustrated, it creates even greater havoc, for like all love it is a madness.
- Thornton Wilder, The Ides of March

2. Smoke veils the air like souls in drifting suspension, declining the war's insistence everyone move on.
- Jayne Anne Phillips, Lark & Termite

2. suspension

noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely).

Synonyms

  • hanging
  • support
  • dangling

Antonyms

  • be active
  • lie
  • sit
  • stand

3. suspension

noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle.

Synonyms

  • mechanical system
  • car
  • automotive vehicle
  • railroad car
  • railcar
  • railway car
  • motor vehicle
  • cushion
  • shock absorber
  • shock

Antonyms

  • deny
  • enable
  • disagree
  • lose

4. suspension

noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc).

Synonyms

  • rustication
  • debarment

Antonyms

  • worry
  • louden
  • change

5. suspension

noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] an interruption in the intensity or amount of something.

Synonyms

  • remittal
  • remission
  • respite
  • defervescence
  • abatement
  • hiatus
  • subsidence
  • reprieve
  • break

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • defy
  • surrender
  • exclude

6. suspension

noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] temporary cessation or suspension.

Synonyms

  • deferral
  • standdown
  • cold storage
  • moratorium
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • stand-down
  • recess

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • start
  • let

7. suspension

noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something.

Synonyms

  • respite
  • lull
  • rest
  • dead air
  • rest period
  • hold
  • break
  • interruption
  • blackout
  • time lag
  • postponement
  • lapse
  • halftime
  • interval
  • pause
  • wait
  • delay
  • relief
  • letup
  • intermission
  • caesura
  • time-out

Antonyms

  • respect
  • explode
  • begin
  • promote
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