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Synonyms for hang on
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang onverb

    fix to; attach

    "append a charm to the necklace"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, assemble, interchange, supply, put together, hang in, set up, tack, alternate, persist, add, tag on, affix, append, flip-flop, supplement, tack on, flip, baste, piece, switch, hold on, hold the line, add on, persevere, wear round

  2. persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold onverb

    be persistent, refuse to stop

    "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"

    Synonyms:
    run, stay, keep, die hard, append, hang in, tack, persist, hold on, tag on, tack on, prevail, persevere, remain, endure, grasp, stop, hold the line

  3. hang on, hold the line, hold onverb

    hold the phone line open

    "Please hang on while I get your folder"

    Synonyms:
    append, hold the line, tag on, hang in, tack, keep, persist, persevere, hold on, stop, tack on, grasp

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hang on

    Synonyms:
    rely on, depend on, wait on, dance attendance on

  2. hang on

    Synonyms:
    continue, last, be protracted

  3. hang on

    Synonyms:
    stick, cling, keep hold, hold fast, hold on, stick to

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How to use hang on in a sentence?

  1. Briton Murray:

    It was a tough match. At the end of the fourth set it was really tough, to lose that set 6-4 was hard but I tried to use all my energy at the start of the fifth to get myself pumped up, and the crowd, and thankfully got the break and managed to hang on.

  2. Jonathan Craig:

    I used an apron to pull him out, that’s how badly burned he was, he passed away, I want to say, three minutes after me pulling him out of the fire. I told him to hang on, listen to my voice, the ambulance is coming, they’re on their way … He took his last breath.

  3. Aldous Huxley:

    When one's ill or unhappy, one needs something outside oneself to hold one up. It is a good thing, I think, when one has been knocked out of one's balance . to have some external job or duty to hang on to.

  4. Michael Phelps:

    I didn't feel good the first two swims, didn't really feel good tonight but getting on the team was the most important thing and that was the only thing I had to do tonight, i tried to take it out and just prayed to God I was going to be able to hang on.

  5. Dr. A. B. Meldrum:

    Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.


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