adjourn

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adjourn for (something)

To temporarily end a meeting or gathering for a certain reason with the intent of continuing it at a later time. Since we were getting hungry, we decided to adjourn for lunch.
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adjourn to (some place)

To suspend a meeting or gathering with the intent of continuing it in another location. There was a mishap in scheduling for the conference room, so we had to adjourn to the cramped office next door and finish our meeting there.
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adjourn for

a time to bring a meeting to a temporary close so the participants can take part in some other activity. We must adjourn for the day.
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adjourn to (some place)

to bring a meeting to a temporary close so the participants can move to another place (where the meeting will be started again). We adjourned to the sitting room.
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References in classic literature ?
"The sitting is adjourned, gentlemen," said the president; "fresh inquiries will be made, and the case will be tried next session by another magistrate." As for Andrea, who was calm and more interesting than ever, he left the hall, escorted by gendarmes, who involuntarily paid him some attention.
But let us adjourn to my study, and examine these new stories.
The dance had begun, and we adjourned to the temple.
Afterwards the whole party adjourned to the theatre, altogether in an informal manner.
The Special Court adjourns hearing due to non-issuance of notification of Justice Mazhar Alam Khan as newly appointed head of the Special Court.
"Congress is considering including the "Early Treatment for HIV Act" in legislation before it adjourns for the year.
ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2011 (Frontier Star): National Assembly (NA) session has been adjourned till May, 9 while opposition leader Ch Nisar Ali Khan has opposed adjournment saying this move will inflict heavy loss to national kitty.
ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2011 (Balochistan Times): National Assembly (NA) session has been adjourned till May, 9 while opposition leader Ch Nisar Ali Khan has opposed adjournment saying this move will inflict heavy loss to national kitty.