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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 periodicals archive ?
His inertia and proximity to the favourite, who is known to be fickle about starting and who was also hanging back, undoubtedly contributed to a travesty of a start.
The character always seems to be anxiously hanging back from a display of feeling.
Peck: The vast majority of nursing homes still seem to be hanging back from getting involved in this market.
He let her enter the club well ahead of him - you can see him hanging back sheepishly in our picture - and later arranged for her to slip out of a back door while he left from the front.
Victims, often elderly and vulnerable, claim to have seen two other young girls hanging back while she knocks on the doors.
And we also like rulers, a handy little stocking filler idea for you ladies, hanging back from the barbecue area.
McColgan, who clocked a personal best of 2:26:52 despite her agony, said: "Maybe the mistake was in not hanging back until the last 800 yards.
Finally, after hanging back for several minutes, Colin Lane enters the dialogue.
We'd have public hanging back ( that's why it's important to have a Parliament.
He said: "We are not hanging back here, we have been relegated to the Second Division and we need to clear the decks and get on with it.
That's why they are hanging back but still hanging in there for the former World Player of the Year.
There's none of that complicated psychological stuff about hanging back in case a man feels his manhood is being threatened.
They should be named and shamed and it's time this Government got the birch back and the hanging back.