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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"

    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"

    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"

    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

    rely on, depend on, wait on, dance attendance on

  2. hang on

    continue, last, be protracted

  3. hang on

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

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  1. hangon

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How to use hang on in a sentence?

  1. Eric Hoffer:

    We have perhaps a natural fear of ends. We would rather be always on the way than arrive. Given the means, we hang on to them and often forget the ends.

  2. 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.

  3. Toby Jones:

    'Good luck with that, I hope it all works out for you. That sounds like a really bad idea to me. That's my first response to that, (Producers later said) 'Well we have found these actors' and that's when I go 'Ah alright, hang on I want to be part of it'.

  4. Guy Hayward-Cole:

    Smart investors are thinking hang on a second, UK Inc isn't just going to dissolve and shut up shop.

  5. De Boinville:

    Words can't describe it without using expletives. Unbelievable, i always knew I had enough left( to hang on).

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