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Synonyms for hang

dangle

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lower

lean

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execute

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get the hang of something

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hang around with someone

hang back

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hang on or upon something: depend

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hang on or upon something: listen attentively to

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  • listen attentively to
  • pay attention to
  • be rapt
  • give ear to

hang onto something: retain

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hang onto something: grip

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hang over something or someone

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to fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

to execute by suspending by the neck

to remain stationary over a place or object

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hang around: to visit regularly

hang around: to be with as a companion

hang on: to be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable

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hang on: to continue without halting despite difficulties or setbacks

hang out: to visit regularly

hang out: to be with as a companion

hang over: to be imminent

hang up: to cause to be later or slower than expected or desired

hang upon: to be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable

the proper method for doing, using, or handling something

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a special way of doing something

the way a garment hangs

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

be suspended or hanging

cause to be hanging or suspended

kill by hanging

let drop or droop

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fall or flow in a certain way

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be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive

give heed (to)

hold on tightly or tenaciously

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be exhibited

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prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury

decorate or furnish with something suspended

be placed in position as by a hinge

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

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suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste

References in classic literature ?
I crave no weapon, but let me not be meanly hanged this day.
Now I will make a jest of thee and a sorry jest withal, for I will quarter thee limb from limb, after thou art hanged.
I told them I thought they had made a right choice; that if the captain had carried them away they would certainly be hanged.
As I said before that they robbed together and lay together, so now they hanged together, and there ended my new partnership.
Lahore -- Nine death convicts were hanged in Attock, Sargodha, Faisalabad, ,Lahore and Bahawalpur prisons on Tuesday.
Prisoner Zulfiqar Ali was sentenced to death by an antiterrorism court for murdering two policemen outside the US Consulate in Karachi, will be hanged on January 13 in Adiala jail, Rawalpindi.
Let's just look at the Carl Bridgewater case, after which Mr Tyndale would have hanged four innocent men.
A 24-year-old Omani hanged himself to death on Tuesday morning in his house in the Al Aqula area of Kalba.
He was hanged for the murder of John Innes Nisbet, who he shot five times and killed.
The state run television news reported Jan 21 that 10 men were hanged in Tehran's Evin prison on Jan 21.
Jenna Parry, 16, had been found hanged from a tree at a local beauty spot - the 17th young suicide victim in the town of Bridgend in little more than a year.
Dale Crole, 18, of Porthcawl, found hanged near the Coney Beach funfair on January 5, 2007, after going missing on September 25, 2006
Six young men have hanged themselves in the same county borough in the past year.
All working-class men and women of that time and place had reason to fear being hanged, postulates Linebaugh, supporting his theories about the use of public hanging as a weapon of the ruling class with extensive evidence and historical cases.
At least by the early seventeenth century it had been noted that hanged men frequently developed an erection and even ejaculated while strangling, and sexual asphyxiation became a treatment for impotency.