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Definition of 'hang'

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  1. 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"
       Synonyms: bent knack
  2. the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
  3. a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms


  1. be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"
  2. cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
       Synonyms: hang up
  3. kill by hanging; "The murdered was hanged on Friday"
       Synonyms: string up
  4. let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame"
  5. fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
       Synonyms: fall flow
  6. be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
  7. give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"
       Synonyms: attend advert pay heed give ear
  8. be suspended or poised; "Heavy fog hung over the valley"
  9. hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
       Synonyms: cling
  10. be exhibited; "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"
  11. prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
  12. decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"
  13. be placed in position as by a hinge; "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"
  14. place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door"
  15. suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days"

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