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Verb: prorogue  prow'rowg or pru'rowg
  1. Hold back to a later time
    "let's prorogue the exam";
    - postpone, hold over, put over, table [N. Amer], shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off
  2. Adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body

Derived forms: prorogued, prorogues, proroguing

Type of: adjourn, delay, retire, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Prorogue