Definition Of adjourns


break off (a meeting, legal case, or game) with the intention of resuming it later.

the meeting was adjourned until December 4

Example Of adjourns

  • A public inquiry which could have led to the adoption of the plan was adjourned in February so planners could decide on a firm inner boundary.

  • After dinner, the boys adjourned to the living room for a movie.

  • After inspection the group adjourned to Corpus Christy Communal Centre where tea was served and the signing took place.

  • After that, we adjourned to the drawing room where Carlo served us a pot of my finest Assam and some cucumber sandwiches.

  • After the play, my friends and I adjourned to Newton for dinner, after which I had to leave early to meet up with new friends.

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