hang together


hung together; hanging together; hangs together

intransitive verb

: to remain united : stand by one another
: to have unity : form a consistent or coherent whole

Examples of hang together in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1551, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of hang together was in 1551

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“Hang together.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hang%20together. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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