suspend payment

  • 1 suspend payment — Publicly to stop paying debts from insolvency • • • Main Entry: ↑suspend * * * (of a company) cease to meet its financial obligations as a result of insolvency or insufficient funds …

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  • 2 suspend payment — stop payment, delay payment …

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  • 3 suspend payment — (of a company) cease to meet its financial obligations as a result of insolvency or insufficient funds. → suspend …

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  • 4 To suspend payment — Suspend Sus*pend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suspended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suspending}.] [F. suspendre, or OF. souspendre (where the prefix is L. subtus below, from sub under), L. suspendere, suspensum; pref. sus (see {Sub }) + pendere to hang. See… …

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  • 5 suspend — sus·pend vt 1: to debar temporarily from a privilege, office, or function 2 a: to stop temporarily suspend trading b: to make temporarily ineffective suspend a license c: sta …

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  • 6 Suspend — Sus*pend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suspended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suspending}.] [F. suspendre, or OF. souspendre (where the prefix is L. subtus below, from sub under), L. suspendere, suspensum; pref. sus (see {Sub }) + pendere to hang. See {Pedant},… …

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  • 7 suspend — suspendible, adj. suspendibility, n. /seuh spend /, v.t. 1. to hang by attachment to something above: to suspend a chandelier from the ceiling. 2. to attach so as to allow free movement: to suspend a door on a hinge. 3. to keep from falling,… …

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  • 8 suspend — sus•pend [[t]səˈspɛnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to hang by attachment to something above, esp. so as to allow free movement 2) to keep from falling or sinking, as if by hanging: to suspend particles in a liquid[/ex] 3) to keep undetermined; refrain from… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 9 suspend — /səˈspɛnd / (say suh spend) verb (t) 1. to hang by attachment to something above. 2. to attach so as to allow free movement, as on a hinge. 3. to keep from falling or sinking, as if by hanging: solid particles suspended in a liquid. 4. to hold or …

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  • 10 suspend — verb 1》 halt temporarily. 2》 debar temporarily from a post, duties, etc. as a punishment. 3》 defer or delay (an action, event, or judgement).     ↘Law (of a judge or court) cause (an imposed sentence) not to be enforced as long as no further… …

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  • 11 suspend — v.tr. 1 hang up. 2 keep inoperative or undecided for a time; defer. 3 debar temporarily from a function, office, privilege, etc. 4 (as suspended adj.) (of solid particles or a body in a fluid medium) sustained somewhere between top and bottom.… …

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  • 12 suspend — [sə spend′] vt. [ME suspenden < OFr suspendre < L suspendere, to hang up < sus , for sub ,SUB + pendere, to hang: see PEND] 1. to bar or exclude as a penalty from an office, school, position, etc., usually for a specified time; debar 2.… …

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  • 13 Suspend — Sus*pend , v. i. To cease from operation or activity; esp., to stop payment, or be unable to meet obligations or engagements (said of a commercial firm or a bank). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 payment — n. 1) to make (a) payment 2) to stop payment (of, on a check) 3) to suspend payments 4) a cash; down ( initial ); redundancy (BE; AE has severance pay); token payment 5) (a) payment for, on 6) in full payment (of a bill) * * * [ peɪmənt] on token …

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  • 15 suspend — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French suspendre, from Latin suspendere, from sub , sus up + pendere to cause to hang, weigh Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to debar temporarily especially from a privilege, office, or function <… …

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  • 16 payment — noun 1 paying/being paid ADJECTIVE ▪ immediate (esp. BrE), prompt ▪ late ▪ penalties for late payment of tax ▪ early (esp. BrE) ▪ …

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  • 17 suspend — verb 1 delay sth ADVERB ▪ immediately ▪ indefinitely ▪ temporarily ▪ Funding for the new building has been temporarily suspended. ▪ effectively …

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  • 18 payment */*/*/ — UK [ˈpeɪmənt] / US noun Word forms payment : singular payment plural payments 1) [countable] an amount of money that you pay or receive The first payment is due on 31 January. make a payment: You have to make a payment of £55 every month. meet… …

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  • 19 suspend — I. v. a. 1. Hang. 2. Make to depend. 3. Interrupt, intermit, stay, delay, hinder. 4. Discontinue, arrest, leave off, give over, stop, break off. 5. Defer, delay, postpone, withhold, lay over, stave off. 6. Debar (as from an office) temporarily …

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  • 20 Suspended — Suspend Sus*pend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suspended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suspending}.] [F. suspendre, or OF. souspendre (where the prefix is L. subtus below, from sub under), L. suspendere, suspensum; pref. sus (see {Sub }) + pendere to hang. See… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English