hang

hang
v
1. suspend, sling, pend, set; hang up, hook up, hitch.
2. truss up, string up, gibbet, garrote, bowstring, bring to the gallows; noose, neck, Sl. stretch, strangle.
3. drape, curtain, deck, cover; trail, flow, descend, slope.
4. attach, annex, fasten, fix, append; paste, cement, stick, glue.
5. deadlock, stalemate, hang up, thwart; seize up, stall, freeze.
6. dangle, depend, hang down, bob, swing, sway; be pendent, be suspended.
7. lean over, overhang, overlap, overlie, imbricate; arch over, beetle, extend; jut out, project, stick out, poke out, hang out; drop, droop, nod, bow, sag, lower, swag.
8. be contingent, be dependent, be conditioned, be subject to; depend, rely, hang on, lie on, rest on; hinge on, turn upon, lean upon.
9. waver, hesitate, vacillate, shilly-shally, hem and haw, beat around the bush, toss and turn; pause, hang back, shuffle, flounder, hold back; straddle, blow hot and cold, tergiversate; doubt, have one's doubts, have qualms.
10. remain, stay, abide, attend, stand by, stick by; linger, persist, endure, continue, hold, hang upon.
11. float, glide, drift, waft; flutter, flit; hover, hang over.
12. hang around
Informal. a. frequent, resort, haunt, Sl. hang out, hang about.b. linger, dally, loiter, mosey, idle, bide one's time; potter, piddle, dawdle, Sl. putz.
13. hang back
stay back, hold back, flinch, shy; recoil, shrink, shirk, cower, crouch.
14. hang on
a. hold fast, cling to, cleave to, stick, adhere; grip, cohere, hold to, clutch, grasp.b. persevere, persist, hold out, endure, perdure, hang in there; go on, carry on, hold on, hold up; fight to the end, go down fighting, stand up against.c. give ear, absorb, listen devotedly, be rapt, be attentive, give one's undivided attention.
15. hang over
a. be postponed, be delayed, be prorogued, be put off, be laid over.b. loom, threaten, impend, menace; approach, near, come on, draw near; be imminent, be near at hand, be around the corner.
16. hang up
a. cause delay, obstruct, block, clog, bottleneck; slow down, retard, hinder, hold up, hamper, restrict.b. break the connection, replace the receiver, disconnect, cut off.
n
17.Informal. meaning, thought, significance, signification, sense; purport, import, connotation, denotation; gist, trend, tenor, bearing.
18.Informal. knack, way, turn, manner, procedure, system; wise, style, usage.

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