Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Adjourn"

Example sentences using "Adjourn"

Q: Please show me example sentences with adjourn for.
A: It's a formal way to say end.

The meeting is adjourned.

Once the vote is recorded, the meeting will adjourn.
Q: Please show me example sentences with adjourn.
A: the meeting has to be adjourned.

Synonyms of "Adjourn" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between adjourn and postpone and put off ?
A: They mean the same thing. Which you use depends on if the context requires formality. Adjourn being the most formal, postpone in the middle, and put off being super casual (at least in my experience).

Ex. "We will adjourn the meeting," "We will postpone the meeting," "We will put off the meeting."

Put off can also mean other things.

To anger: "Don't put me off!"

A quality that makes something less desirable: "It tasted good, but the smell was a put-off."

To distract someone: "Don't put me off, I have homework."

Q: What is the difference between adjourn and suspend and halt ?
A: adjourn = The meeting was adjourned after hearing that the CEO’s wife is giving birth.
(ended)
suspend = They were suspended for wearing revealing clothes during school hours.
(temporarily stopped/temporarily not allowed permission to do something)
halt = Their journey has come to a halt at the border as they did not have the required documents.
(come to a stop)
Q: What is the difference between adjourn and postpone ?
A: They both are very similar. From my understanding, adjourning is usually done when it's already in the process of happening while postponing something is usually done beforehand. In addition, "adjourn" has much more of a legal connotation and is mostly used in relation to things of that nature. But overall, they can be used interchangeably without worry.

Translations of "Adjourn"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does adjourn mean
A: It means to pause something (like a meeting) and resume it later OR to postpone something.
For example: The meeting was adjourned until after the lunch break.
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Q: does adjourn and postpone has the same meaning?
A: Not necessarily.

When you adjourn (a meeting for example) you are stopping it with the intention of continuing later. You are then postponing the rest of the meeting.

If the meeting has not started yet, you can postpone it until later. You are not adjourning it in this case.

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