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hangs

verb
present tense third-person singular of hang

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1 to place on an elevated point without support from below
  • hang your coats on the coat rack in the hall

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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

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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

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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

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5 to find a basis
  • that's very slim evidence upon which to hang a theory

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hangs

noun
plural of hang

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a downward slope
  • proceeded carefully on snowshoes down the steep hang

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“Hangs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hangs. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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