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Synonyms for hang-up

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  1. hang-up(noun)

    an emotional preoccupation

    Synonyms:
    hitch, snag, rub

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

    an unforeseen obstacle

    Synonyms:
    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, hindrance, rip, stop, arrest, rub

  3. hang up(verb)

    put a telephone receiver back in its cradle

    Synonyms:
    hang, hang up

  4. 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, hang

  5. hang up(verb)

    interrupt a telephone conversation

    Synonyms:
    hang, hang up

How to pronounce hang-up?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say hang-up in sign language?

  1. hangup

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How to use hang-up in a sentence?

  1. Yousef Abbasi:

    My big hang-up here is when the curve does start to flatten, that doesn't mean we can return to normal human and economic behavior, if we do return to normal human and economic behavior, we risk the chance the curve goes parabolic again. Just from the perspective of how long this potentially can last, there's still a great deal of uncertainty.


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