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hang

hang

 
 
pronunciation:
haeng
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
hang up
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hangs, hanging, hung
definition 1: to attach to a point above without support from below.
She hung a pair of curtains.
synonyms:
suspend
similar words:
dangle, drape, hook, loop up
definition 2: to kill by fastening a rope tied around the neck to a point above and removing all support.
The town hanged the outlaw for murder.
similar words:
execute, strangle
definition 3: to put up or fasten.
Let's hang this picture on the wall.
similar words:
affix, attach, hook, mount, post
definition 4: to be attached or connected to a point above without support from below.
The swing hung from a big branch on the old tree.
 
similar words:
dangle, drag, drape, droop, fall, loll, poise
phrase: hang up
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) the idea of how to do something; knack.
He's finally got the hang of horseback riding.
synonyms:
knack
similar words:
idea, know-how, skill
Word Builder: hang +
  • hanger:
    a device for hanging clothes on a rack.