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To hang or fall in folds, as a garment, cloth, etc.
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  1. To hang or fall in folds, as a garment, cloth, etc.
  2. To arrange or let fall in loose folds:
  3. To cover, hang, or decorate with cloth in loose folds:
To hang loosely so as to swing back and forth
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  1. To hang loosely so as to swing back and forth
  2. To refer to an implied, rather than stated, word in the sentence in which it occurs
  3. To hold (something) so that it hangs and swings loosely
To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral influence; with to.
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  1. To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral influence; with to.
  2. To seize or take by legal process; to carry out an attachment, for example, to attach the funds in a debtor’s bank account to pay a judgment.
  3. To come into legal operation in connection with anything; to vest.
To put into a stable or unalterable form:
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  1. To put into a stable or unalterable form:
  2. (--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
  3. To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To put (e.g. a sheet of paper) on display, using a pin.
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  1. To put (e.g. a sheet of paper) on display, using a pin.
To prepare a horse for riding by equipping it with tack (harness, reins, saddle etc.)
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  1. To prepare a horse for riding by equipping it with tack (harness, reins, saddle etc.)
To project or extend over:
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  1. To project or extend over:
  2. To hang or project over or beyond
  3. To hang over; project or jut out over something
To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
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  1. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
  2. To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
  3. To swing or brandish (a weapon)
To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
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  1. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
  2. To hang down as a flap
  3. To fly or try to fly by flapping the wings
To bend or hang downward:
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  1. To bend or hang downward:
  2. (Intransitive) To slowly become limp; to bend gradually.
  3. (Intransitive) To sink or hang downward; to sag.
To drop or lay (something) down heavily and noisily:
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  1. To drop or lay (something) down heavily and noisily:
  2. In certain poker games, to have attained (a hand) as a result of the first three community cards that are dealt face up at the same time:
  3. (Photoengraving) To turn (a film negative) face down before exposure to a metal plate, in order to create a desired mirror image
To move or wave (a weapon, tool, bat, etc.) with a sweeping motion; flourish; brandish
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  1. To move or wave (a weapon, tool, bat, etc.) with a sweeping motion; flourish; brandish
  2. To ride on a swing.
  3. To suspend on hinges:
To refer to an implied, rather than stated, word in the sentence in which it occurs
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  1. To refer to an implied, rather than stated, word in the sentence in which it occurs
  2. To hang loosely and swing or sway to and fro:
  3. To hold (something) so that it hangs and swings loosely
(Intransitive) to stick out
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  1. (Intransitive) to stick out
  2. To stick out; project
  3. To extend outward or upward beyond the limits of the main body; project:
To be about to happen; be imminent
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  1. To be about to happen; be imminent
  2. To threaten to happen; menace:
  3. (Archaic) To jut out; hang suspended.
To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air:
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  1. To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air:
  2. To stay suspended or flutter in the air near one place
  3. (Computers) To position a pointer over an object or area of the screen, causing a pop-up box to appear or other change to occur:
To create or produce in accordance with an idea, plan, blueprint, etc.
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  1. To create or produce in accordance with an idea, plan, blueprint, etc.
  2. To create (a work of art, for example) in accordance with a prescribed design.
  3. (Comput.) To run an instruction or program
To punish (a person) without legal process or authority, especially by hanging, for a perceived offense or as an act of bigotry.
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  1. To punish (a person) without legal process or authority, especially by hanging, for a perceived offense or as an act of bigotry.
To execute or attack with a garrote or by strangling
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  1. To execute or attack with a garrote or by strangling
  2. To strangle in order to rob.
  3. To execute by garrote.
To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
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  1. To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
  2. To subject to undue strain:
  3. To prolong:
To hold fast or adhere to something, as by grasping, sticking, embracing, or entwining:
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  1. To hold fast or adhere to something, as by grasping, sticking, embracing, or entwining:
  2. (Figuratively, with preposition to) to be fond of, to feel strongly about
  3. To remain emotionally attached; hold on:
To hang loosely and swing or sway to and fro:
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  1. To hang loosely and swing or sway to and fro:
  2. To hold (something) so that it hangs and swings loosely
  3. To refer to an implied, rather than stated, word in the sentence in which it occurs
To serve; to attend; to act as a dependent or retainer.
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  1. To serve; to attend; to act as a dependent or retainer.
  2. To be determined, influenced, or contingent:
  3. To be determined by, be influenced by, or be contingent on:
To throw or fling:
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  1. To throw or fling:
  2. To move by means of a sling; raise or lower in a sling:
  3. To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
(Music) To hold or prolong (a note or notes) in suspension.
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  1. (Music) To hold or prolong (a note or notes) in suspension.
  2. To hold in abeyance; defer:
  3. To hold in abeyance or defer action on (a sentence, etc.)
To head (a ship or aircraft) toward each of the points of the compass in order to determine compass error resulting from deviation
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  1. To head (a ship or aircraft) toward each of the points of the compass in order to determine compass error resulting from deviation
  2. To ride on a swing.
  3. To suspend on hinges:
To hang on a gibbet for public viewing.
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  1. To hang on a gibbet for public viewing.
  2. To hang on a gibbet
  3. To execute by hanging on a gibbet.
To move backward and forward on a swing
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  1. To move backward and forward on a swing
  2. To ride on a swing.
  3. To suspend on hinges:
To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air:
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  1. To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air:
  2. To linger or wait close by, esp. in an overprotective, insistent, or anxious way
  3. (Computers) To position a pointer over an object or area of the screen, causing a pop-up box to appear or other change to occur:
To keep (something) in equilibrium; to hold suspended or balanced. [from 17th c.]
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  1. To keep (something) in equilibrium; to hold suspended or balanced. [from 17th c.]
  2. To carry or hold in equilibrium; balance:
  3. To hover
(Slang) The act or an instance of touching, handling, groping, etc.
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  1. (Slang) The act or an instance of touching, handling, groping, etc.
  2. The sense of touch
  3. Intuitive awareness or natural ability:
A special talent or skill, especially one difficult to explain or teach:
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  1. A special talent or skill, especially one difficult to explain or teach:
  2. (Archaic) A clever trick.
  3. Ability to do something easily; particular skill
A difficult, dexterous, or clever act designed to amuse:
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  1. A difficult, dexterous, or clever act designed to amuse:
  2. The art or knack of doing something easily, skillfully, quickly, etc.
  3. A special skill; a knack:
Find another word for hang. In this page you can discover 64 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hang, like: drape, hook-up, dangle, attach, put in a sling, hang-up, nail on the wall, put on a clothesline, fix, pin-up and tack-up.