hang

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Hypernyms for hang

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Definitions for hang

  • verb - suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days"
  • noun - a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
  • verb - hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
  • verb - cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
  • verb - place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door"
  • verb - be placed in position as by a hinge; "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"
  • verb - be suspended or poised; "Heavy fog hung over the valley"
  • verb - be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"
  • verb - fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
  • verb - decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"
  • verb - let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame"
  • verb - give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"
  • verb - kill by hanging; "The murderer was hanged on Friday"
  • verb - prevent from reaching a verdict
  • verb - be menacing
  • verb - be exhibited; "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"
  • noun - the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
  • noun - a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
  • Pronounciation of hang

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    Synonyms for hang

    bent knack give ear flow string up cling attend hang up advert pay heed fall

    Antonyms for hang

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    Holonyms for hang

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    Hyponyms for hang

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    Meronyms for hang

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    Sounds like hang

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