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hang

noun

1 hang

A special way of doing something:
— He couldn't get the hang of it.

synonyms: bent, knack.

Dutch: handigheid
Polish: dryg, smykałka, zacięcie, żyłka



2 hang

The way a garment hangs.

3 hang

A gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms.

verb

1 hang

Be suspended or hanging.

Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang].    visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more

Roget 361: kill, put to death, slay, shed blood; murder, assassinate, butcher, slaughter, victimize, immolate; massacre; take away life, deprive of life; make away with, ... show more

Roget 45: bridge over, span; connect etc. 43; hang etc. 214.   

Dutch: hangen

2 hang

Cause to be hanging or suspended:
— Hang that picture on the wall.

synonym: hang up.

Dutch: uithangen, vastlopen, volhangen, hangen, neerhangen, ophangen

3 hang

Kill by hanging:
— The murderer was hanged on Friday.

synonym: string up.

Dutch: hangen, ophangen, opknopen

4 hang

Let drop or droop.

5 hang

Fall or flow in a certain way:
— This dress hangs well.

synonyms: fall, flow.

Roget 214: be pendent etc. adj.; hang, depend, swing, dangle; swag; daggle, flap, trail, flow; beetle.    suspend, ... show more

6 hang

Be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive.

7 hang

Give heed (to).

synonyms: advert, attend, give ear, pay heed.

Dutch: opletten

8 hang

Be suspended or poised.

9 hang

Hold on tightly or tenaciously:
— Hang on to your father's hands.

synonym: cling.

10 hang

Be exhibited.

11 hang

Prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury.

Dutch: behangen

12 hang

Decorate or furnish with something suspended.

13 hang

Be placed in position as by a hinge.

14 hang

Place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction.

15 hang

Suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste.


Moby thesaurus: act in concert, adhere, all depend, and quarter, art, aspire, associate with, attach, bag, be based on, be consistent, be contingent on, be dependent on, be dilatory, be logical, be poised, be predicated on, become airborne, beetle, carry on ... show more.

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