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suspending, present participle; suspended, past tense; suspends, 3rd person singular present; suspended, past participle;
  1. Temporarily prevent from continuing or being in force or effect
    • - work on the dam was suspended
  2. Officially prohibit (someone) from holding their usual post or carrying out their usual role for a particular length of time
    • - two officers were suspended from duty pending the outcome of the investigation
  3. Defer or delay (an action, event, or judgment)
    • - the judge suspended judgment until January 15
  4. (of a judge or court) Cause (an imposed sentence) not to be enforced as long as no further offense is committed within a specified period
    • - the sentence was suspended for six months
    • - a suspended jail sentence
  5. Hang (something) from somewhere
    • - the light was suspended from the ceiling
  6. (of solid particles) Be dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid
    • - the paste contains collagen suspended in a salt solution

  1. hang freely; "The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them"
  2. cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"
  3. bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
  4. freeze: stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"
  5. make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan"
  6. render temporarily ineffective; "the prison sentence was suspended"
  7. Sleep mode refers to a low power mode for electronic devices such as computers, televisions, and remote controlled devices. ...
  8. Suspended: A Cryogenic Nightmare is an interactive fiction computer game written by Michael Berlyn and published by Infocom in 1983. It belongs to the science fiction genre, and is considered by many fans to be one of Infocom's better non-Zork-related titles. ...
  9. (Suspension (chemistry)) In chemistry, a suspension is a heterogeneous fluid containing solid particles that are sufficiently large for sedimentation. Usually they must be larger than 1 micrometer. ...
  10. (Suspension (film)) Suspension is a 2008 American science fiction film directed by Alec Joler and Ethan Shaftel. It won the 2007 Spirit of the Independent Award for Best Science Fiction Film.
  11. (Suspension (in Canon Law)) In the Canon Law of the Roman Catholic Church, a dispensation is the suspension by competent authority of general rules of law in particular cases. ...
  12. (Suspension (motorcycle)) A motorcycle's suspension serves a dual purpose: contributing to the vehicle's handling and braking, and providing safety and comfort by keeping the vehicle's passengers comfortably isolated from road noise, bumps and vibrations.
  13. To halt something temporarily; To hang freely; underhang; To discontinue or interrupt a function, task, position, or event
  14. (suspended) Caused to stop for a while; interrupted or delayed; Hung from above
  15. (suspension) The act of suspending, or the state of being suspended; A temporary delay, interruption, or cessation; Of labor, study, pain, etc.; Of decision, determination, judgment, etc.; Of judgment or opinion in view of evidence to be produced. ...
  16. A suspended well is one which (for example a discovery) has had a temporary seal/mechanical barrier put in place, to allow the operator to return at a future date to re-enter the well bore for testing or production purposes.
  17. (suspended) Users may use "deleted" and "suspended" interchangeably. Support only uses "suspended" when the Abuse Prevention Team has suspended the account.
  18. (Suspended) recruitment of patients has halted prematurely, but will potentially resume
  19. (Suspended) The underwriter cannot yet approve or deny the loan. More information is required.
  20. (Suspended (licence)) you can no longer use your licence; that is, you can no longer drive.
  21. (Suspended (sus)) A Perfect 4th which fulfills the 3rd function in a chord. (See also Augmented, Diminished, Dominant, Major, Minor, Perfect.)
  22. (Suspended) A process is suspended if it has become non-executable, for example while waiting for an I/O request to be satisfied.
  23. (Suspended) A roller coaster designed where the trains ride below the track rather than on top of the track. ...
  24. (Suspended) A well is suspended when it is likely to be re-entered at a later date, either to continue drilling or to run a test of a reservoir that was not possible or convenient during the original drilling. ...
  25. (Suspended) Certain privileges of a registered charity have been temporarily taken away because the charity was not complying with specific legislative obligations under the Income Tax Act. ...