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Synonyms for hanging
ˈhæŋ ɪŋhang·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hanging, wall hangingnoun

    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. hangingnoun

    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, hangingnoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hangingnoun

    Synonyms:
    suspension

  2. hangingnoun

    Synonyms:
    death by the halter

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hangingadjective

    Synonyms:
    suspended, pendent, pendulous, pensile, dangling

  2. hangingnoun

    Synonyms:
    suspension, execution, drapery, valance, tapestry, dorsal, lambrequin

    Associated words:
    gallows gibbet

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hanging":

    hangman, dangling, suspended

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#85297abeyance

How to use hanging in a sentence?

  1. Masahiro Sasaki:

    I saw a dead mother still holding her blackened baby in the water. Some people looked as though they were wearing kimonos, but that was their skin hanging from own bodies. I couldn't believe that it was real.

  2. Gabriella Coleman:

    The ability to create so many new accounts is classic Anonymous social-technological hacking, it's low-hanging fruit.

  3. Rita Moreno:

    The fabric is made out of obi, which is the sash that Japanese women use on their kimonos. They’re usually folded over and over and over, this is one piece of fabric, i would think it would tarnish, it’s been hanging in my closet.

  4. Loni Love:

    Tamera and I live really close, she just recently had the baby so I always go there and see the kids, adrienne is our party-thrower, but she’s in and out [of the area], so when she’s in New Yorkwe always go to her house. Jeannie likes to go out too. I don’t have a problem hanging out with any of my co-hosts, but I do like to give them space and time for their friends and family outside of work, too.

  5. Bruno Chomel:

    It makes sense that people who have pets, especially dogs, are more likely to be around fields or areas where ticks could be hanging out, pets can bring these parasites into the human environment, especially if they sit on couches or sleep in beds with owners.

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