Verb: suspend su'spend
- Hang freely
"The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them"
- Stop a process, activity or a habit
"Suspend the aid to the war-torn country";
- (chemistry) cause to be held in suspension in a fluid
"suspend the particles"
- Bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
- Make inoperative or stop
"suspend payments on the loan";
- set aside
- Render temporarily ineffective
"the prison sentence was suspended"
Derived forms: suspended, suspending, suspends
Type of: alter, break, change, defer, expel, hang, hang up, hold over, interrupt, kick out, modify, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, shelve, table [N. Amer], throw out