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  Words related to hang

Related / Similar Words: bent, knack, cling, hang up, fall, flow, attend, advert, pay heed, give ear, string up

 

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

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    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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