What does prorogue mean?

Definitions for prorogueproʊˈroʊg

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word prorogue.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off(verb)

    hold back to a later time

    "let's postpone the exam"

  2. prorogue(verb)

    adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body


  1. prorogue(Verb)

    To prolong or extend.

  2. prorogue(Verb)

    To defer.

  3. prorogue(Verb)

    To suspend (a parliamentary session) or to discontinue the meetings of (an assembly, parliament etc.) without formally ending the session.

  4. Origin: From prorogo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prorogue(verb)

    to protract; to prolong; to extend

  2. Prorogue(verb)

    to defer; to delay; to postpone; as, to proroguedeath; to prorogue a marriage

  3. Prorogue(verb)

    to end the session of a parliament by an order of the sovereign, thus deferring its business

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prorogue

    prō-rōg′, v.t. to bring the meetings of parliament to an end for a time: to put off from one session to another:—pr.p. prorōg′uing: pa.t. and pa.p. prorōgued′.v.t. Prō′rogāte.—n. Prorogā′tion, act of proroguing: a lengthening out: a putting off to another time, esp. the bringing to an end of a session of parliament. [Fr.,—L. prorogāre, -ātumpro, forward, rogāre, to ask.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prorogue in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prorogue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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