HyperDic: hang

English > 18 senses of the word hang:
NOUNcognitionhang, bent, knacka special way of doing something
attributehangthe way a garment hangs
acthanga gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
VERBcontacthangbe suspended or hanging
contacthang, hang upcause to be hanging or suspended
socialhang, string upkill by hanging
motionhanglet drop or droop
contacthang, fall, flowfall or flow in a certain way
stativehangbe menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
perceptionhang, attend, advert, pay heed, give eargive heed (to)
contacthangbe suspended or poised
contacthang, clinghold on tightly or tenaciously
stativehangbe exhibited
socialhangprevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
creationhangdecorate or furnish with something suspended
contacthangbe placed in position as by a hinge
contacthangplace in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
changehangsuspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste
hang > pronunciation
Soundshhae'ng
RhymesANG ... ylang-ylang: 27 rhymes with aeng...
English > hang: 18 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA special way of doing something.
Example "he couldn't get the hang of it"
Synonymsbent, knack
Broaderendowment, gift, talent, natural endowmentnatural abilities or qualities
Spanishmaña, tino, traza
Catalandestresa, habilitat, manya, traça
English > hang: 18 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe way a garment hangs.
Example"he adjusted the hang of his coat"
BroaderfitThe manner in which something fits
Spanishcaída
Catalancaiguda
Verbshangfall or flow in a certain way
English > hang: 18 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms.
Narrowerbent hangA hang performed with the elbows bent
inverted hangA hang performed on the rings with the body upside down
lever hangA hang performed on the rings with the body stationary in a horizontal position
reverse hangA hang with the arms extended in back
straight hangA hang performed on the rings or parallel bars with the body erect and the arms at the sides
Broadergymnastic exercise(gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBe suspended or hanging.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe lights hang from the ceiling
Caused byhang, hang upCause to be hanging or suspended
Narrowerdangle, swing, drophang freely
overhang, beetleBe suspended over or hang over
Similar tohang, hang upCause to be hanging or suspended
hangBe exhibited
Spanishcolgar, pender
Catalanpenjar
Nounshangingdecoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to be hanging or suspended.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey hang the lights from the ceiling
Example"Hang that picture on the wall"
Synonymhang up
Cause tohangBe suspended or hanging
NarrowerslingHang loosely or freely
suspendhang freely
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Similar tohangBe suspended or hanging
Spanishcolgar
Catalanpenjar
Nounshangeranything from which something can be hung
hangera worker who hangs something
hangingdecoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningkill by hanging.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to hang the prisoners
Example"The murderer was hanged on Friday"
Synonymstring up
Narrowergibbethang on an execution instrument
halterhang with a halter
Broaderexecute, put to deathkill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
Spanishahorcar, colgar
Catalanenforcar, penjar
Nounshanginga form of capital punishment
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningLet drop or droop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Hang one's head in shame"
BroaderdropLet fall to the ground
Spanishinclinar
Catalanacotar, inclinar
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningfall or flow in a certain way.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun
Example"This dress hangs well"
Synonymsfall, flow
Spanishcaer
Catalancaure
Nounshangthe way a garment hangs
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningBe menacing, burdensome, or oppressive.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Examples
  • "This worry hangs on my mind"
  • "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
Narrowerbrood, hover, loom, bulk largehang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishpender, pesar
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 7, perception
MeaningGive heed (to).
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsattend, advert, pay heed, give ear
Narrowerfixatepay attention to exclusively and obsessively
Broaderlistenhear with intention
Spanishadvertir, atender, escuchar atentamente, prestar atención, prestar oído
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningBe suspended or poised.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelSome big birds hang in the tree; There hang some big birds in the tree
Spanishcolgar, flotar
Catalanpenjar
Nounshangingthe act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 9, contact
Meaninghold on tightly or tenaciously.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"hang on to your father's hands"
Synonymcling
Broadergrasp, hold onhold firmly
Spanishaferrarse, aferrar, asirse
Catalanaferrar
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 10, stative
MeaningBe exhibited.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"
Similar tohangBe suspended or hanging
Spanishcolgar, exhibirse, exhibir, pender
Catalanexhibir-se, exhibir, penjar
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 11, social
Meaningprevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderobstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrasshinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
Spanishsuspender
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 12, creation
Meaningdecorate or furnish with something suspended.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Hang wallpaper"
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishcolgar
Catalanpenjar
Nounshangingdecoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 13, contact
MeaningBe placed in position as by a hinge.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelThe doors hang
Example"This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"
Similar tohangplace in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
Spanishcolgar, pender
Catalanpenjar
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 14, contact
Meaningplace in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey want to hang the doors
Example"hang a door"
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Similar tohangBe placed in position as by a hinge
English > hang: 18 senses > verb 15, change
Meaningsuspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Example"hang the venison for a few days"
Broaderdecompose, rot, molder, moulderbreak down
Catalanadobar, assaonar

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