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Synonyms for hanging
ˈhæŋ ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hanging, wall hanging(noun)

    decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window

    "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"

    Synonyms:
    dangling, suspension, wall hanging

  2. hanging(noun)

    a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead

    "in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment"

    Synonyms:
    dangling, suspension, wall hanging

  3. suspension, dangling, hanging(noun)

    the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

    "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"

    Synonyms:
    interruption, abeyance, dangling, respite, wall hanging, intermission, abatement, reprieve, pause, suspension system, temporary removal, suspension, hiatus, break

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hanging(n.)

    Synonyms:
    suspension

  2. hanging(n.)

    Synonyms:
    death by the halter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    hangman, dangling, suspended

How to pronounce hanging?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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#7589suspended
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#17400interruption
#19980abatement
#22368respite
#25694dangling
#28330hiatus
#32635hangman
#34313intermission
#56356reprieve
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