The word “abeyance” has 3 syllables: a-bey-ance.

It's pronounced as /əˈbeɪəns/.

What is synonym and antonym for abeyance?

In the thesaurus, “abeyance” has 2 synonyms and 2 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for abeyance along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for abeyance

  • suspense
  • suspension

Antonyms for abeyance

  • continuance
  • continuation

Meanings of abeyance

  • noun
    1. Expectancy; condition of ownership of real property being undetermined; lapse in succession of ownership of estate, or title.
    2. Suspension; temporary suppression; dormant condition.
    3. Expectancy of a title, its right in existence but its exercise suspended.

Example Sentences

  • The project was temporarily put in abeyance pending further review by the management.
  • The negotiations came to an unexpected halt, leaving the agreement in abeyance.
  • The court decision regarding the controversial policy was left in abeyance until further evidence was presented.
  • The implementation of the new policy was held in abeyance due to concerns raised by stakeholders.
  • The construction plans were put in abeyance as the environmental impact assessment was conducted.

On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abeyance, such as: continuance, continuation, suspense, suspension.

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