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    hang - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hang

    Definition
    (noun) a special way of doing something
    Synonyms : bent , knack
    Example Sentence
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
    Definition
    (noun) the way a garment hangs
    Example Sentence
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat
    Definition
    (noun) a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms Definition
    (verb) be suspended or hanging
    Example Sentence
    • The flag hung on the wall
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be hanging or suspended
    Synonyms : hang up
    Example Sentence
    • Hang that picture on the wall
    Definition
    (verb) kill by hanging
    Synonyms : string up
    Example Sentence
    • The murderer was hanged on Friday
    Definition
    (verb) let drop or droop
    Example Sentence
    • Hang one's head in shame
    Definition
    (verb) fall or flow in a certain way
    Synonyms : fall , flow
    Example Sentence
    • This dress hangs well
    • Her long black hair flowed down her back
    Definition
    (verb) be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
    Example Sentence
    • This worry hangs on my mind
    • The cloud of suspicion hangs over her
    Definition
    (verb) give heed (to)
    Synonyms : advert , attend , give ear , pay heed
    Example Sentence
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said
    Definition
    (verb) be suspended or poised
    Example Sentence
    • Heavy fog hung over the valley
    Definition
    (verb) hold on tightly or tenaciously
    Synonyms : cling
    Example Sentence
    • hang on to your father's hands
    • The child clung to his mother's apron
    Definition
    (verb) be exhibited
    Example Sentence
    • Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum
    Definition
    (verb) prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury Definition
    (verb) decorate or furnish with something suspended
    Example Sentence
    • Hang wallpaper
    Definition
    (verb) be placed in position as by a hinge
    Example Sentence
    • This cabinet door doesn't hang right!
    Definition
    (verb) place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
    Example Sentence
    • hang a door
    Definition
    (verb) suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste
    Example Sentence
    • hang the venison for a few days
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