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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

Synonyms for hang

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

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Danger hangs heavy like a foggy night, where no hidden love nest, hotel room or darkened alleyway is ever too safe.
A feeling of pointlessness hangs heavy over Sam Riley's latest film.
There is a souring of confidence in Gwynedd Council, while the smell of incompetence hangs heavy in the air.
Blood, Someone Says and Fall carry all before them but, this being Editors, the sense of foreboding which hangs heavy throughout the album is never far away.
The spectre of New Zealand's World Cup semi- final defeat to France in 1999 still hangs heavy on Thorne,and he is determined there will be no repeat.
The siren heartbreak of The Flood is a glimpse into a luxury beachside romance where the pain of parting still hangs heavy.
There was none of the sense of menace that hangs heavy over any city expecting a visit from England.
However, despite the accomplishment on display here, the originals are shadowed so closely that an air of pointless pastiche hangs heavy.
THE stench of hypocrisy hangs heavy over the Conservative benches.
THE smell of rancid fry-ups hangs heavy in the air as Johnny Vegas's Krook makes the most spectacular exit from the Dickens classic.
The spirit of nostalgia hangs heavy in the air these days and with a Greatest Hits set to flog, they join forces with London's great campfest G-A-Y.
But the court case that left him a physical and metal wreck still hangs heavy and I feel it would be too early to call him up for the friendly against Holland next month.
The snow hangs heavy on the bough and lies deep on the ground.