hang on

verb

Definition of hang on 

intransitive verb

1 : to keep hold : hold on to something

2 : to persist tenaciously a cold that hung on all spring

hang on to

: to hold, grip, or keep tenaciously

First Known Use of hang on

circa 1719, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hang on was circa 1719

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