A suspended chord is a chord in which the third has been omitted to be replaced by a perfect fourth or a major second. Because there is no minor or major third in the chord, the result is a suspended, or open, sound. This means a previous chord is carried over to the next chord.
To learn how to form a suspended chord on the piano, check out this helpful piano tutorial with a dash of music theory.
In this piano lesson we'll learn to form a sus2, sus4 sus7 (sus4/7) chords and undertstand how suspended chord (sus chords) function.