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adjourning, present participle; adjourned, past tense; adjourns, 3rd person singular present; adjourned, past participle;
  1. Break off (a meeting, legal case, or game) with the intention of resuming it later
    • - the meeting was adjourned until December 4
    • - let's adjourn and reconvene at 2 o'clock
  2. (of people who are together) Go somewhere else, typically for refreshment
    • - they adjourned to a local bar
  3. Put off or postpone (a resolution or sentence)
    • - the sentence was adjourned

  1. close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
  2. break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
  3. (adjournment) the termination of a meeting
  4. (adjournment) the act of postponing to another time or place
  5. (Adjournment (games)) Some boardgames, such as chess or Go, use an adjournment mechanism to suspend the game in progress so it can be continued at another time, typically the following day. ...
  6. To postpone; Temporarily ending an event with intentions to complete it at another time or place; Of an event: To end or suspend; To move from one place to another
  7. (Adjourned) The tribunal hearing is stopped, usually for one of the parties to obtain further information.
  8. (adjourning) The final stage in Tuckman’s model of team development. Team members anticipate the project coming to an end and the team being disbanded.
  9. (adjourning) The final stage of group development for temporary groups during which group members are concerned with wrapping up activities rather than task performance.
  10. (Adjournment) an interruption in play to enable both players to obtain analytical help from their chessmaster-friends, chess libraries, or chess computers.
  11. (Adjournment) The end of a legislative day.
  12. (adjournment) A hearing is said to be adjourned if after it has begun it is put off to another day, or to later in the same day.
  13. (Adjournment) The postpoining or deferring of the hearing to another day.
  14. (adjournment) a temporary postponement of the proceedings of a case until a specified future time
  15. (Adjournment) The postponement of an unfinished game. The player "on the move" seals his/her next move in an envelope only to be opened when the game resumes.
  16. (Adjournment) The delay or postponement usually to another time of a meeting or action.
  17. (ADJOURNMENT) Sometimes called a continuance. Just what it seems – whatever you are doing or are about to do, it gets put over to a later date.
  18. (Adjournment (During the Trial or Hearing)) A break for morning tea or lunch or for ‘legal argument’ (see below). It can also mean when a trial or legal proceedings are put off until another day.
  19. (Adjournment) A putting off or postponing of proceedings; an ending or dismissal of further business by a court, legislature, or public official—either temporarily or permanently.
  20. (Adjournment) An unfinished game may be adjourned and continued at a later time/date.
  21. (Adjournment) At the end of each sitting day, the House of Assembly is adjourned to the next day or another future day or to the call of the Speaker. In the latter case, the Speaker recalls the House on the request of the Premier. ...
  22. (Adjournment) Break in court proceedings. This may be for lunch, overnight or to a completely new date.
  23. (Adjournment) The rescheduling of a proceeding or a court case until a specified future date.
  24. (Adjournment) When a matter that is scheduled to be heard on a specific date is put over or moved to a later date.
  25. (Adjournment) When the court temporarily halts the proceedings in a given case at either party’s request or for the court’s own reason and sets a date for the parties to return to court to continue the proceeding.