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(noun, verb)


There are 18 meanings of the word Hang.

How to pronounce hang:


Hang - as a noun

A special way of doing something

Example: "He had a bent for it"

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The way a garment hangs

Example: "He adjusted the hang of his coat"

A gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
gymnastic exercise
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Hang - as a verb

Be suspended or hanging

Example: "The flag hung on the wall"

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Cause to be hanging or suspended

Example: "Hang that picture on the wall"

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Kill by hanging

Example: "The murderer was hanged on friday"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
string up
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
execute16put to death
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Let drop or droop

Example: "Hang one's head in shame"

Fall or flow in a certain way

Example: "This dress hangs well"

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Be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive

Example: "This worry hangs on my mind"

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Give heed (to)

Example: "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
advert10attend7give earpay heed
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Be suspended or poised

Example: "Heavy fog hung over the valley"

Hold on tightly or tenaciously

Example: "Hang on to your father's hands"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Be exhibited

Example: "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"

Prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury

Decorate or furnish with something suspended

Example: "Hang wallpaper"

Be placed in position as by a hinge

Example: "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"

Place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction

Example: "Hang a door"

Suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste

Example: "Hang the venison for a few days"

Example Sentences

"Please hang your coat on the hook."
"They decided to hang curtains in their living room."
"Don't forget to hang the picture on the wall."
"She likes to hang out with her friends at the cafe."
"He likes to hang posters of his favorite bands in his bedroom."
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Word Game Points

Is HANG a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, hang is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

HANG has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is HANG a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, hang is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
HANG has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is HANG a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, hang is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
HANG has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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