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  Definition of hang
  1. a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast''s weight is supported by the arms
  2. the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
  3. 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"
  4. of meat, in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days"
  5. hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father''s hands"; "The child clung to his mother''s apron"
  6. cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
  7. place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door"
  8. be placed in position as by a hinge; "This cabinet door doesn''t hang right!"
  9. be suspended or poised; "Heavy fog hung over the valley"
  10. be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"
  11. fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
  12. decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"
  13. let drop or droop; "Hang one''s head in shame"
  14. give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"
  15. kill by hanging; "The murdered was hanged on Friday"
  16. prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
  17. be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
  18. be exhibited; "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"
Similar Words: bent, knack, cling, hang up, fall, flow, attend, advert, pay heed, give ear, string up

 

Hyponyms: bent hang, inverted hang, lever hang, reverse hang, straight hang, suspend, overhang, beetle, dangle, swing, drop, fixate, halter, gibbet, brood, hover, loom, bulk large

 

Grouped Verbs: hang up

 

Derivational Morphology: fall, flow, hanger, hanging, wall hanging, suspension, dangling, advertence, advertency, attention, attending, hearer, listener, auditor, attender

 

 
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