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Synonyms for hang up

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  1. hang-up(noun)

    an emotional preoccupation

    hitch, snag, rub

  2. hang-up, hitch, rub, snag(verb)

    an unforeseen obstacle

    rent, split, enlistment, preventative, term of enlistment, duty tour, stay, preventive, tear, wipe, limp, hitch, tour, interference, stoppage, check, tour of duty, hinderance, incumbrance, hobble, snag, halt, encumbrance, hang-up, hindrance, rip, stop, arrest, rub

  3. hang up(verb)

    put a telephone receiver back in its cradle


  4. hang, hang up(verb)

    cause to be hanging or suspended

    "Hang that picture on the wall"

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

  5. hang up(verb)

    interrupt a telephone conversation



  1. hang up(verb)

    To terminate a telephone call

    When my mother started telling me to be careful over the phone, I threatened to hang up on her


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How to use hang up in a sentence?

  1. Renee Allen:

    I tried to call several times, only to be told that the call volume was too much, and to call back another time. And then it would hang up on me.

  2. Karin Lazarus:

    Back when we were just starting, landlords would hang up on me when I told them what I wanted to do, it took a while to find a landlord who was open-minded to the cannabis industry.

  3. Tom Holland:

    We've taken Spider-Man outside of Queens and we put him on the world stage...we've taken him to London, Venice, Prague, in this film he's trying to hang up the suit and not be Spider-Man for a while and take a break. And wherever he goes it seems that trouble follows so we've caught him in a vulnerable state and we get to see how he deals with that situation.

  4. Tina Garcia:

    We were not going to hang up this phone on the young lady, as far as I was concerned, the people in that room -- we were the only lifeline.

  5. Zinaida Alexandrova:

    I used to hang up because the numbers were unfamiliar. What if it was the SBU (Ukrainian security service) making threats? I have no contact with anyone. How would I know it was Sasha?

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