to hold in abeyance

to hold in abeyance

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  • hold in abeyance — I verb adjourn, defer, delay, discontinue, forbear, give ground, give way, hold up, lay over, postpone procrastinate, prolong, protract, retard, shelve, suspend, table, temporize II index adjourn, defer (put off), delay …   Law dictionary

  • hold up — vt: to make the victim of a holdup: rob at gunpoint Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. hold up I …   Law dictionary

  • abeyance — n. (formal) in, into abeyance (to hold in abeyance; to fall into abeyance) * * * [ə beɪəns] into abeyance (to hold in abeyance; to fall into abeyance) (formal) in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hold something over — POSTPONE, put off, put back, delay, defer, suspend, shelve, hold in abeyance; N. Amer. put over, table, take a rain check on; informal put on ice, put on the back burner, put in cold storage, mothball. → hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • abeyance — abey·ance /ə bā əns/ n [Middle French abeance expectation (of a title or claimant), from abaer to expect, from a , prefix stressing result + baer to gape, aim at] 1: a lapse in the succession of property during which there is no person in whom… …   Law dictionary

  • Abeyance Order — An order that is temporarily placed on hold or held in suspension, due to prevailing circumstances, until it can be fulfilled. In advertising, an abeyance order refers to an order from an advertiser for a media slot on television or radio that is …   Investment dictionary

  • hold — I. /hoʊld / (say hohld) verb (held, held or, Archaic, holden, holding) –verb (t) 1. to have or keep in the hand; keep fast; grasp. 2. to reserve; retain; set aside. 3. to bear, sustai …  

  • abeyance — /euh bay euhns/, n. 1. temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension: Let s hold that problem in abeyance for a while. 2. Law. a state or condition of real property in which title is not as yet vested in a known titleholder: an estate in… …   Universalium

  • abeyance — a•bey•ance [[t]əˈbeɪ əns[/t]] n. 1) temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension: to hold a question in abeyance[/ex] 2) law Law. the state of property whose title has not been vested in a known titleholder: an estate in abeyance[/ex] •… …   From formal English to slang

  • suspend — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. hang, dangle; defer, postpone, stave off; adjourn, recess, intermit, prorogue, interrupt; debar, exclude. See lateness, discontinuance, latency, pendency. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To debar] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • delay — v 1. defer, postpone, suspend, table, shelve, Sl. put on the shelf, pigeonhole, prorogue; hold off, hold up, lay over, refrain from further action, hold in abeyance, put in cold storage, put on ice, put on a back burner, hang fire, put in a… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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