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hang

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hang

  1. 1 a downward slope anyone foolish enough to ski that hang would end up with a broken neck Synonyms of hang declension, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, downhill, fall, decline, hangingWords Related to hang basin, depression, hollowNear Antonyms of hang glacis, grade, gradient, hill, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, tiltAntonyms of hang acclivity, ascent, rise, upgrade, uphill, uprise

  2. 2 the extent to which something hangs or dips below a straight line there's too much hang in the bunting on the parade float—nothing should be touching the ground Synonyms of hang droop, sag, slack, slacknessWords Related to hang floppiness, laxity, laxness, limpness, loosenessNear Antonyms of hang rigidity, rigidness, tautness, tenseness, tension, tightness


hang

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hang

  1. 1 to place on an elevated point without support from below hang your coats on the coat rack in the hall Synonyms of hang dangle, sling, suspend, swing Words Related to hang hook, mount, pin, tack; drape, festoon, garland, string; extend (out), jut, project, stick out; overhang, protrude; cascade, depend, fall; balance, poise

  2. 2 to be determined by, based on, or subject (to) our plan to go to the amusement park has all been worked out; now it just hangs on the weather Synonyms of hang depend, hinge, ride, turnWords Related to hang base, establish, found, rest, stay; ground

  3. 3 to be limp from lack of water or vigor as they neared the end of the long, hard march all but the most hardy were hanging, and some could barely put one foot in front of the other Synonyms of hang flag, droop, loll, sag, swag, wiltWords Related to hang slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yieldNear Antonyms of hang distend, stiffen; rise, straighten, unbend, uncurl

  4. 4 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air hanging just above the horizon was a little pink cloud Synonyms of hang drift, glide, float, hover, poise, ride, sail, swim, waftWords Related to hang bob, dangle, suspend; buoy; balloon, raftNear Antonyms of hang dive, lunge, plunge; dip, immerse, submerge, submerseAntonyms of hang settle, sink

  5. 5 to find a basis that's very slim evidence upon which to hang a theory Synonyms of hang ground, base, predicate, restWords Related to hang establish, found; assume, postulate, premise, presume, presuppose, suppose



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