Definition of Suspension:

  1. A mixture in which particles are dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid.

  2. A discord made by prolonging a note of a chord into the following chord.

  3. The temporary prevention of something from continuing or being in force or effect.

  4. The system of springs and shock absorbers by which a vehicle is cushioned from road conditions.

  5. Stage in disciplinary process where an employee is removed (with or without pay) from his or her job for a certain time.

  6. Temporary deprivation or interruption of position, power, and/or privilege.

Synonyms of Suspension

Adjournment, Interruption, Postponement, Delay, Deferral, Deferment, Shelving, Stay, Moratorium, Arrest, Intermission, Interlude, Prorogation, Tabling, Abeyance, Abandonment, Abeyance, Abjuration, Abjurement, Abolishment, Abolition, Abrogation, Adaptation, Afterthought, Annulment, Arrangement, Bind, Block, Blockage, Breach, Break, Breath, Breather, Breathing place, Breathing space, Breathing spell, Breathing time, Bureaucratic delay, Caesura, Cancel, Canceling, Cancellation, Cashiering, Cassation, Catharsis, Cease-fire, Cessation, Cigarette break, Cleansing, Clearance, Cocktail hour, Coffee break, Cold storage, Concluding, Conclusion, Conge, Countermand, Counterorder, Danglement, Dangling, Day off, Debarring, Deconsecration, Defeasance, Deferment, Defrocking, Delay, Delayage, Delayed reaction, Delaying, Deliverance, Denial, Dependence, Dependency, Deportation, Deposal, Deposition, Deprivation, Desistance, Detachment, Detention, Dethronement, Disbarment, Disbarring, Discard, Discharge, Discontinuance, Discontinuation, Discrownment, Disemployment, Disenthronement, Disjunction, Dismissal, Displacement, Displacing, Disposal, Disposition, Doldrums, Dormancy, Double take, Downtime, Dragging, Drop, Drumming out, Ejection, Elimination, Emotional release, End, Ending, Enforced respite, Eradication, Eviction, Exclusion, Excommunication, Exile, Expatriation, Expulsion, Finish, Firing, Fissure, Forbearance, Forced resignation, Forced separation, Freeing, Furloughing, Gap, Halt, Hang-up, Hanging, Happy hour, Harmonization, Hesitation, Hiatus, Hibernation, Hindrance, Hold-up, Holdup, Holiday, Immobility, Impeachment, Inaction, Inactiveness, Inactivity, Inertia, Instrumentation, Interim, Interlude, Intermezzo, Intermission, Intermittence, Interruption, Interval, Intonation, Invalidation, Jam, Kicking upstairs, Lacuna, Lag, Lagging, Lapse, Latency, Layoff, Letup, Liquidation, Logjam, Lull, Modulation, Moratorium, Motionlessness, Nonexercise, Nullification, Obstruction, Orchestration, Ostracism, Ousting, Outlawing, Outlawry, Overthrow, Overthrowal, Paperasserie, Pause, Pendency, Pendulosity, Pendulousness, Pensileness, Pensility, Pensioning off, Period, Phrasing, Pink slip, Postponement, Preparation, Purgation, Purge, Purging, Quiescence, Quiescency, Recall, Recantation, Recess, Red tape, Red-tapeism, Red-tapery, Rejection, Release, Relinquishment, Remission, Removal, Renege, Renouncement, Renunciation, Repeal, Reprieve, Rescinding, Rescindment, Rescission, Resignation, Resolution, Respite, Rest, Retardance, Retardation, Retirement, Retraction, Reversal, Revocation, Revoke, Revokement, Riddance, Setting, Setting aside, Severance, Slow-up, Slowdown, Slowness, Solution, Spell, Stand-down, Stay, Stay of execution, Stop, Stoppage, Superannuation, Surcease, Surplusing, Suspense, Tea break, Termination, The ax, The boot, The bounce, The gate, The sack, Ticket, Tie-up, Time lag, Time out, Tone painting, Transcription, Truce, Unchurching, Underactivity, Unfrocking, Unseating, Vacation, Vacatur, Voidance, Voiding, Wait, Waiver, Waiving, Walking papers, Withdrawal, Write-off, Mixture, Mix, Blend, Compound, Suspension, Tincture, Infusion, Emulsion, Colloid, Gel, Fluid

How to use Suspension in a sentence?

  1. The suspension of military action.
  2. Nobody knows yet if the employee will be fired for his misconduct, but he is currently on paid suspension for three months.
  3. If an employee is found guilty of misconduct it will possibly lead to a suspension from their position and job.
  4. Santanas own contribution is replete with rubato, ornamentation and suspensions.
  5. A suspension of corn starch in peanut oil.
  6. Employees may be placed in a state of suspension if they are caught or discovered violating company policies during their time of employment.
  7. The cars rear suspension.

Meaning of Suspension & Suspension Definition