• (v. i.) 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.
  • (v. i.) 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, etc.
  • (v. i.) 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.
  • (v. i.) To put to death by suspending by the neck; -- a form of capital punishment; as, to hang a murderer.
  • (v. i.) 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, etc.
  • (v. i.) To paste, as paper hangings, on the walls of a room.
  • (v. i.) To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect; to droop; as, he hung his head in shame.
  • (v. i.) To be suspended or fastened to some elevated point without support from below; to dangle; to float; to rest; to remain; to stay.
  • (v. i.) To be fastened in such a manner as to allow of free motion on the point or points of suspension.
  • (v. i.) To die or be put to death by suspension from the neck.
  • (v. i.) To hold for support; to depend; to cling; -- usually with on or upon; as, this question hangs on a single point.
  • (v. i.) To be, or be like, a suspended weight.
  • (v. i.) To hover; to impend; to appear threateningly; -- usually with over; as, evils hang over the country.
  • (v. i.) To lean or incline; to incline downward.
  • (v. i.) To slope down; as, hanging grounds.
  • (v. i.) To be undetermined or uncertain; to be in suspense; to linger; to be delayed.
  • (n.) The manner in which one part or thing hangs upon, or is connected with, another; as, the hang of a scythe.
  • (n.) Connection; arrangement; plan; as, the hang of a discourse.
  • (n.) A sharp or steep declivity or slope.

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hag vs. hang

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hand vs. hang

halt vs. hang

garrote vs. hang

choke vs. hang

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execution vs. hang

hang vs. scrag

hang vs. roper

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crucify vs. hang

hang vs. uvula

hang vs. knag

chill vs. hang

blouse vs. hang

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drape vs. hang

hang vs. lave

bang vs. hang

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ham vs. hang

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grip vs. hang

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hang vs. hangman

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hang vs. hangdog

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hang vs. hanged

bedeck vs. hang

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hang vs. show

hang vs. swing

drop vs. hang

freeze vs. hang

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dangle vs. hang

decorate vs. hang

cause vs. hang

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exhibit vs. hang

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hang vs. noose

hang vs. rope

hang vs. tree

gallows vs. hang

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executed vs. hang

hang vs. hanger

execute vs. hang

hang vs. inclined

hang vs. hook

float vs. hang

hang vs. suspend

festoon vs. hang

hang vs. neck

hang vs. sky