Adjourn vs Hault - What's the difference?

adjourn | hault |


As a verb adjourn

is to postpone.

As an adjective hault is

(obsolete) lofty; haughty.

adjourn

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To postpone.
  • The trial was adjourned for a week.
  • To defer; to put off temporarily or indefinitely.
  • * Barrow
  • It is a common practice to adjourn the reformation of their lives to a further time.
  • To end or suspend an event.
  • The court will adjourn for lunch.
  • (intransitive, formal, uncommon) To move from one place to another.
  • After the dinner, we will adjourn to the bar.

    See also

    * adjournment

    hault

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Lofty; haughty.
  • * Through support of countenance proud and hault . — Spenser.
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