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Definition 1: close at the end of a session - [verb of change]

Samples where adjourn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The court adjourned

Synonyms for adjourn in the sense of this definition

(adjourn is a kind of ...) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed" "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other" "My property ends by the bushes" "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"

Samples where adjourn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We adjourned for lunch
  • The men retired to the library

Synonyms for adjourn in the sense of this definition

(adjourn is a kind of ...) cease to operate or cause to cease operating

"The owners decided to move and to close the factory" "My business closes every night at 8 P.M." "close up the shop"

(... is a kind of adjourn ) adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body

(adjourn implies ...) collect in one place

"We assembled in the church basement" "Let's gather in the dining room"

(adjourn has a similar meaning as ...) keep away from others

"He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"

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