sus·pend vt1: to debar temporarily from a privilege, office, or function2 a: to stop temporarilysuspend tradingb: to make temporarily ineffectivesuspend a licensec: staysuspend a hearing
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
arrest, break off, bring to a standstill, bring to a stop, cease, check, defer, delay, desist, differre, discharge, discontinue, halt, hinder, hold in abeyance, interfere with, intermit, intermittere, interrupt, lay aside, lay off, leave off, postpone, put off, remit, remove, shelve, stall, stay, stop, table, temporize
associated concepts: suspend a license, suspend a sentence, suspend an employee, suspend payment, suspend the power of alienation, suspend the writ of habeas corpus
adjourn, arrest (stop), balk, bar (exclude), cancel, cease, close (terminate), continue (adjourn), debar, defer (put off), desist, discharge (dismiss), discontinue (abandon), discontinue (break continuity), dismiss (discharge), disrupt, forestall, halt, hold up (delay) impede, inhibit, interrupt, leave (allow to remain), negate, nullify, obstruct, palliate (abate), pause, postpone, pretermit, procrastinate, prohibit, quit (discontinue), recess, remit (relax), remove (dismiss from office), revoke, stop, toll (stop)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.(1) To put on hold; to postpone.(2) To prevent someone from performing a job or attending school for a period of time as a punishment.n.suspension
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.