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hanging

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hanging

  1. 1 bending downward or forward hanging branches blocked our way for a good part of the trail Synonyms of hanging bowed, bowing, declined, declining, descendant (also descendent), descending, drooping, droopy, nodding, hung, inclining, pendulous, sagging, stooping, weepingWords Related to hanging floppy, limp; dangling, falling, pendent (or pendant), suspended; dipping, sinking, slumpingNear Antonyms of hanging erect, inflexible, rigid, stiff; elevated, raised, upraisedAntonyms of hanging unbending, upright

  2. 2 extending freely from a support from above light from a hanging chandelier filled the great hall Synonyms of hanging dangling, dependent, pendent (or pendant), pendulous, suspendedWords Related to hanging drooping, flagging, lolling, sagging, wilting


hanging

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hanging

  1. a downward slope with a steep hanging like that, the roofers can't be too careful Synonyms of hanging declension, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, downhill, fall, hang, declineWords Related to hanging basin, depression, hollowNear Antonyms of hanging glacis, grade, gradient, hill, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, tiltAntonyms of hanging acclivity, ascent, rise, upgrade, uphill, uprise



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