Synonyms of suspended


1. suspend, hang, hang up

usage: hang freely; "The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them"

2. suspend, change, alter, modify

usage: cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"

3. suspend, debar, expel, throw out, kick out

usage: bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

4. freeze, suspend, interrupt, break

usage: stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"

5. suspend, set aside, change, alter, modify

usage: make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan"

6. suspend, postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off

usage: render temporarily ineffective; "the prison sentence was suspended"


1. suspended, supported (vs. unsupported)

usage: (of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment; "suspended matter such as silt or mud..."; "dust particles suspended in the air"; "droplets in suspension in a gas"

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