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Definitions of hang:
  • noun:   a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
  • noun:   the way a garment hangs
    Example: "He adjusted the hang of his coat"
  • noun:   a special way of doing something
    Example: "He couldn't get the hang of it"
  • verb:   kill by hanging
    Example: "The murdered was hanged on Friday"
  • verb:   prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
  • verb:   be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
    Example: "This worry hangs on my mind"
  • verb:   be exhibited
    Example: "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"
  • verb:   cause to be hanging or suspended
    Example: "Hang that picture on the wall"
  • verb:   place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
    Example: "Hang a door"
  • verb:   be placed in position as by a hinge
    Example: "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"
  • verb:   be suspended or poised
  • verb:   be suspended or hanging
  • verb:   fall or flow in a certain way
    Example: "This dress hangs well"
  • verb:   decorate or furnish with something suspended
    Example: "Hang wallpaper"
  • verb:   let drop or droop
    Example: "Hang one's head in shame"
  • verb:   of meat, in order to get a gamey taste
    Example: "Hang the venison for a few days"
  • verb:   give heed (to)
  • verb:   hold on tightly or tenaciously
    Example: "Hang on to your father's hands"
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 100000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3171)
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #6599)

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