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Definition of Adjourn


  1. To put off or defer to another day, or indefinitely; to postpone; to close or suspend for the day; -- commonly said of the meeting, or the action, of convened body; as, to adjourn the meeting; to adjourn a debate.
  2. To suspend business for a time, as from one day to another, or for a longer period, or indefinitely; usually, to suspend public business, as of legislatures and courts, or other convened bodies; as, congress adjourned at four o'clock; the court adjourned without day.

Adjourn Translations

adjourn in German is vertagen, vertage, vertagen, aufschieben
adjourn in Italian is aggiornare
adjourn in Norwegian is utsette
adjourn in Swedish is ajournera