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Synonyms for hang on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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

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

How to pronounce hang on?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say hang on in sign language?

  1. hangon

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How to use hang on in a sentence?

  1. Winston Churchill:

    When you get to the end of your rope tie a knot and hang on.

  2. Ngozi Belolise:

    All shops make losses here. We are just trying to hang on.

  3. Mat Staver:

    The ACLU's motion to again hold Kim Davis in contempt reveals that their interest is not the license but rather a marriage license bearing the name of Kim Davis. They want her scalp to hang on the wall as a trophy.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    I don't know what you're passing through now or what is passing through you presently, it could be a setback, an ordeal, a disappointment or stuffs like that. Notwithstanding, never give up. Rather, hang on and hang in there i.e. be/remain persistent and hopeful no matter what happens. For, things will sooner or later turn out for the good/better even beyond your expectation/imagination.

  5. Joseph Margulies:

    Whittle it down to the folks who are being prosecuted and either prosecute them or dont, but dont just hang on to them, at great expense, we walk around with this thing around our necks. It does no good. It has no role for national security. Its just a big black stain that provides no benefit whatsoever.


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