suspend

[ suh-spend ]
/ səˈspɛnd /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

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Origin of suspend

1250–1300; Middle English suspenden < Latin suspendere to hang up, equivalent to sus- sus- + pendere (transitive) to hang (see pend, suspense)

SYNONYMS FOR suspend

6 hold up, intermit. See interrupt.

OTHER WORDS FROM suspend

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British Dictionary definitions for suspendible

suspend
/ (səˈspɛnd) /

verb

Derived forms of suspend

suspendible or suspensible, adjectivesuspendibility, noun

Word Origin for suspend

C13: from Latin suspendere from sub- + pendere to hang
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