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Synonyms for hang
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bent, knack, hang(noun)

    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. hang(noun)

    the way a garment hangs

    "he adjusted the hang of his coat"

    Synonyms:
    knack, bent

  3. hang(verb)

    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. hang(verb)

    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 up(verb)

    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 up(verb)

    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. hang(verb)

    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, flow(verb)

    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. hang(verb)

    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 ear(verb)

    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. hang(verb)

    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, hang(verb)

    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. hang(verb)

    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. hang(verb)

    prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury

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

  15. hang(verb)

    decorate or furnish with something suspended

    "Hang wallpaper"

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

  16. hang(verb)

    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. hang(verb)

    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. hang(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hang

    Synonyms:
    rest, lean, depend, suspend, poise

    Antonyms:
    stand

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hang(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    suspend

  2. hang(v. a.)

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

  3. hang(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    attach (so as to swing)

  4. hang(v. a.)

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

  5. hang(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    drape, adorn with hangings

  6. hang(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    depend, dangle, be suspended

  7. hang(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    incline, droop, tend downwards

  8. hang(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    depend, rely, be dependent

  9. hang(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rest, cling

  10. hang(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be held in fixed attention

  11. hang(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    hover, float, play

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hang(n)

    Synonyms:
    connection, arrangement, plan

  2. hang(v)

    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

How to pronounce hang?

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How to say hang in sign language?

  1. hang

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How to use hang in a sentence?

  1. Anders Lee:

    You've got to learn to win the close ones because they are all going to be close down the stretch, one-goal leads and one-goal games are tight, but they're also ones Islanders Hockey have to hang on to.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    As to freedom, it is cherished, it is hard to come by, it is hard to hang on to. But freedom without responsibility is chaos, so to those who push the idea that freedom would allow an individual to do anything, anywhere, at any time, I reject, your freedom ends where my ability to raise my family safely begins. So I would urge every American to vaccinate their children and I would reject any effort to stop vaccinations until someone can show me a scientific reason to do so.

  3. Tammy Meyers ':

    Bunch of troublemakers, i wouldn't allow my kids to hang out with them.

  4. Wang Qishan:

    Dangers of laziness, inability to properly act, remoteness from the people and passive corruption hang even more acutely in front of the party, if allowed to continue then it will weaken the party's ability to govern and shake the party's basis for governing.

  5. Mimi Son and Elliot Woods:

    The work is supposed to collaborate with that anticipation of sunshine ... (It) brings together different natural elements to create this drawing that will hang inside the air, using light from the sun and a set of robotic mirrors, we're able to create beams of light in the air and we catch those in a mist of water ... and each one of those beams becomes a line in that mist and together they'll form a single circle.


Translations for hang

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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