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Definitions and Synonyms of prorogue | Another word for prorogue | What is prorogue?

(prorogue is a kind of ...) break from a meeting or gathering

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

Definition 2: hold back to a later time - [verb of stative]

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

  • let's postpone the exam

Synonyms for prorogue in the sense of this definition

(prorogue is a kind of ...) act later than planned, scheduled, or required

"Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"

(... is a kind of prorogue ) stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather

"call a football game"

(... is a kind of prorogue ) stop dealing with

"hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"

(... is a kind of prorogue ) render temporarily ineffective

"the prison sentence was suspended"

(... is a kind of prorogue ) put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence

(... is a kind of prorogue ) postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution

(prorogue implies ...) assign a new time and place for an event

"We had to reschedule the doctor's appointment"

(prorogue implies ...) postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

"Call off the engagement" "cancel the dinner party" "we had to scrub our vacation plans" "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill"

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