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Synonyms for hang
hæŋhang

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hang

    Synonyms:
    rest, lean, depend, suspend, poise

    Antonyms:
    stand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bent, knack, hangnoun

    a special way of doing something

    "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"

    Synonyms:
    set, bent, bent-grass, knack, bent grass

  2. hangnoun

    the way a garment hangs

    "he adjusted the hang of his coat"

    Synonyms:
    knack, bent

  3. hangverb

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

    Synonyms:
    knack, bent

  4. hangverb

    be suspended or hanging

    "The flag hung on the wall"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  5. hang, hang upverb

    cause to be hanging or suspended

    "Hang that picture on the wall"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  6. hang, string upverb

    kill by hanging

    "The murderer was hanged on Friday"

    Synonyms:
    fall, string, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  7. hangverb

    let drop or droop

    "Hang one's head in shame"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  8. hang, fall, flowverb

    fall or flow in a certain way

    "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"

    Synonyms:
    accrue, menstruate, shine, go down, feed, diminish, come down, strike, devolve, flow, precipitate, settle, string up, advert, light, lessen, run, cling, attend, pass, descend, come, fall, return, hang up, give ear, flux, pay heed, decrease, course, fall down

  9. hangverb

    be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive

    "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  10. attend, hang, advert, pay heed, give earverb

    give heed (to)

    "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"

    Synonyms:
    serve, wait on, touch, bring up, mention, flow, name, string up, advert, look, attend to, cling, attend, allude, take care, assist, refer, hang up, give ear, cite, fall, pay heed, go to, see

  11. hangverb

    be suspended or poised

    "Heavy fog hung over the valley"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  12. cling, hangverb

    hold on tightly or tenaciously

    "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"

    Synonyms:
    cleave, pay heed, advert, string up, give ear, stick, cling, cohere, attend, adhere, flow, hang up, fall

  13. hangverb

    be exhibited

    "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  14. hangverb

    prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  15. hangverb

    decorate or furnish with something suspended

    "Hang wallpaper"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  16. hangverb

    be placed in position as by a hinge

    "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  17. hangverb

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

    "hang a door"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

  18. hangverb

    suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste

    "hang the venison for a few days"

    Synonyms:
    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    suspend

  2. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    execute (by the halter), hang by the neck

  3. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    attach (so as to swing)

  4. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    incline (the head), decline, bend down, let droop

  5. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    drape, adorn with hangings

  6. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    depend, dangle, be suspended

  7. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    incline, droop, tend downwards

  8. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    depend, rely, be dependent

  9. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    rest, cling

  10. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    be held in fixed attention

  11. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    hover, float, play

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hangnoun

    Synonyms:
    connection, arrangement, plan

  2. hangverb

    Synonyms:
    suspend, dangle, execute, droop, drop, append, attach, depend, rest, hover, impend, threaten, lean, incline, slope, lynch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hang":

    heng, hisashi, hyong, hengchun

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How to use hang in a sentence?

  1. Bethzabet Martinez Amador:

    I remember walking into our living room one morning and seeing my dad kneeling in front of an entire car motor, he had a small hydraulic floor crane that he had used to hang the motor. Needless to say, my mom was livid at him for bringing all of his tools into the house.

  2. Ilya Bobrovskiy:

    I took a helicopter to reach this very remote part of the world -- home to bears and mosquitoes -- where I could find Dickinsonia fossils with organic matter still intact, i had to hang over the edge of a cliff on ropes and dig out huge blocks of sandstone, throw them down, wash the sandstone and repeat this process until I found the fossils I was after.

  3. French Open:

    I have no idea how I was able to get out of that first set and probably should have been bageled in the second and done pretty quickly in the third, as well, so I think, all in all, I was able to find a way to hang in there and make it tricky, but the polish wasn't there and Sofia was the better player in big moments today.

  4. Linda Smit:

    We have a resident hippo we call Oliver who comes out of the water at night and often sits in front of the staff tents, and a female leopard who likes to hang out around the swimming pool.

  5. Bhartrihari:

    Trees loaded with fruit are bent down; the clouds when charged with fresh rain hang down near the earth: even so good men are not uplifted through prosperity. Such is the natural character of the liberal.


Translations for hang

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  • علقArabic
  • вісе́ць, вешаць, паве́сіць, павісе́цьBelarusian
  • бе́ся, обе́ся, вися́Bulgarian
  • penjar-se, encallar-se, penjar, bloquejar, encallar, bloquejar-seCatalan, Valencian
  • viset, pověsit, svěsit, oběsitCzech
  • hængeDanish
  • ausstellen, aufhängen, hängte, hängen, herumgammeln, schmücken, herumhängen, herumlungern, henken, dekorieren, herumdrückenGerman
  • κρεμάωGreek
  • surhokigi, surglui, pendigi, ĉei, klini, frostigi, pendumiĝi, pendi, pendaĵizi, ŝvebi, pendumi, ornami, kroĉi, elmontri, umiEsperanto
  • ahorcar, colgarSpanish
  • دار زدن, به دار آویختن, آویزان شدنPersian
  • [[roikkua]] [[hirressä]], [[joutua]] [[uhatuksi]], hengailla, ripustaa, kaatua, roikuttaa, ripustella, roikkua, tapetoida, levyttää, [[olla]] [[uhattuna]], riippua, hirttää, kaataaFinnish
  • heingjaFaroese
  • peser, pendre, exposer, accrocher, traîner, suspendre, baisser, errer, laisser pendre, rôder, planer, orner, [[être]] [[suspendu]]French
  • crochScottish Gaelic
  • लटकानाHindi
  • felakaszt, akaszt, lógHungarian
  • pendarIdo
  • hangaIcelandic
  • bloccarsi, essere impiccato, appendere, pendere, impiccareItalian
  • 掛ける, 掛かるJapanese
  • 걸다Korean
  • pendō, sedeoLatin
  • whakawhata, whakairiMāori
  • бе́си, ви́си, о́бесиMacedonian
  • volhangen, ophangen, behangen, hangen, uithangen, vastlopen, zweven, laten, rondhangen, [[laten]] [[hangen]]Dutch
  • penjarOccitan
  • wieszać, powiesić, wisiećPolish
  • pendurar, inclinar, parar, pender, enforcar, andar, [[estar]] [[pendurado]], suspender, pairarPortuguese
  • araway, harawayQuechua
  • penderRomansh
  • spânzura, atârna, agățaRomanian
  • ве́шать, подве́сить, вывесить, повесить, повисе́ть, вешать, выставить, пове́сить, ошиваться, обвешивать, висеть, слоняться, выставлять, подвесить, висе́ть, обвешать, вывешиватьRussian
  • pendhereSardinian
  • обесити, objesiti, obesiti, visiti, објесити, виситиSerbo-Croatian
  • obesiť, vešať, visieťSlovak
  • obesiti, viseti, obešatiSlovene
  • hängaSwedish
  • ఉరితీయబడు, వేలాడదీయు, వేలాడు, ఉరితీయుTelugu
  • ві́шати, пові́сити, висі́тиUkrainian
  • treoVietnamese
  • הענגעןYiddish

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