Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: A A- A. Aa Ab Ac Ad Ae Af Ag Ah Ai Aj Ak Al Am An Ao Ap Aq Ar As At Au Av Aw Ax Ay Az
adjoining | adjoining room | adjoint | adjourn | adjournal | adjournment | adjudge | adjudger | adjudgment | adjudicate | adjudication

adjournment

 : 
Noun
 : 
ad=journ=ment

CIDE DICTIONARY

adjournmentn. [Cf. f. adjournement, OF. ajornement. See Adjourn.].
  •  The act of adjourning; the putting off till another day or time specified, or without day.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adjournment, n. adjourning or being adjourned.

Idiom
adjournment debate a debate in the House of Commons on the motion that the House be adjourned, used as an opportunity for raising various matters.

ROGET THESAURUS

adjournment

Lateness

N lateness, tardiness, delay, delation, cunctation, procrastination, deferring, deferral, postponement, adjournment, prorogation, retardation, respite, pause, reprieve, stay of execution, protraction, prolongation, Fabian policy, medecine expectante, chancery suit, federal case, leeway, high time, moratorium, holdover, late, tardy, slow, behindhand, serotine, belated, postliminious, posthumous, backward, unpunctual, untimely, delayed, postponed, dilatory, delayed, in abeyance, late, lateward, backward, late in the day, at sunset, at the eleventh hour, at length, at last, ultimately, after time, behind time, after the deadline, too late, too late for, slowly, leisurely, deliberately, at one's leisure, ex post facto, sine die, nonum prematur in annum, against the sunbeams serotine and lucent, ie meglio tardi che mai, deliberando saepe perit occasio.


For further exploring for "adjournment" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #07: Use the Discovery Box to further explore word(s) and verse(s). [ALL]
created in 0.24 seconds
powered by bible.org