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Hang 1Definition: To suspend; to fasten to some elevated point without support from below; often used with up or out; as, to hang a coat on a hook; to hang up a sign; to hang out a banner.
Hang 2Definition: To fasten in a manner which will allow of free motion upon the point or
points of suspension; said of a pendulum, a swing, a door, gate,
Hang 3Definition: To fit properly, as at a proper angle (a part of an implement that is swung in using), as a scythe to its
snath, or an ax to its helve.
Hang 4Definition: To put to death by suspending by the neck; a form of capital punishment; as, to hang a murderer.
Hang 5Definition: To cover, decorate, or furnish by hanging
pictures trophies, drapery, and the like, or by covering with paper
hangings; said of a wall, a room,
Hang 6Definition: To paste, as paper
hangings, on the
walls of a room.
Hang 7Definition: To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect; to droop; as, he hung his head in shame.
Hang 8Definition: To be suspended or fastened to some elevated point without support from below; to dangle; to float; to rest; to remain; to stay.
Hang 9Definition: To be fastened in such a manner as to allow of free motion on the point or
points of suspension.
Hang 10Definition: To die or be put to death by suspension from the neck.
Hang 11Definition: To hold for support; to depend; to cling;
usually with on or upon; as, this question
hangs on a single point.
Hang 12Definition: To be, or be like, a suspended weight.
Hang 13Definition: To hover; to impend; to appear
threateningly; usually with over; as,
evils hang over the country.
Hang 14Definition: To lean or incline; to incline downward.
Hang 15Definition: To slope down; as, hanging
Hang 16Definition: To be
undetermined or uncertain; to be in suspense; to linger; to be delayed.
Hang 17Definition: The manner in which one part or thing
hangs upon, or is connected with, another; as, the hang of a scythe.
Hang 18Definition: Connection; arrangement; plan; as, the hang of a discourse.
Hang 19Definition: A sharp or steep declivity or slope.
hang 20Definition: a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the
gymnast''s weight is supported by the arms
hang 21Definition: the way a garment
hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
hang 22Definition: a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he
couldn''t get the hang of it"
hang 23Definition: of meat, in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days"
hang 24Definition: hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your
father''s hands"; "The child clung to his
hang 25Definition: cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
hang 26Definition: place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door"
hang 27Definition: be placed in position as by a hinge; "This cabinet door
hang 28Definition: be suspended or poised; "Heavy fog hung over the valley"
hang 29Definition: be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"
hang 30Definition: fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress
hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
hang 31Definition: decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"
hang 32Definition: let drop or droop; "Hang one''s head in shame"
hang 33Definition: give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"
hang 34Definition: kill by hanging; "The murdered was hanged on Friday"
hang 35Definition: prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
hang 36Definition: be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry
hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion
hangs over her"
hang 37Definition: be exhibited; "Picasso
hangs in this new wing of the museum"