Definition of suspended in English:



  • 1Law
    (of a sentence) imposed by a judge or court but not enforced as long as no further offence is committed within a specified period.

    ‘he was given a suspended jail term of 22 months’
  • 2(of solid particles) dispersed through the bulk of a fluid.

    ‘suspended sediments inhibit the sun's energy from being used for reef building’
  • 3Supported by attachment from above; hanging.

    ‘small vents in the suspended ceilings supply fresh air’
    ‘suspended walkways and observation platforms high in the treetops’