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  1. [noun] a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
    Synonyms: bent, knack

  2. [noun] the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"

  3. [noun] a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms

  4. [verb] be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"

  5. [verb] cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
    Synonyms: up

  6. [verb] kill by hanging; "The murdered was hanged on Friday"
    Synonyms: string up

  7. [verb] let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame"

  8. [verb] fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
    Synonyms: fall, flow

  9. [verb] be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"

  10. [verb] give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"
    Synonyms: attend, advert, pay heed, give ear

  11. [verb] be suspended or poised; "Heavy fog hung over the valley"

  12. [verb] hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
    Synonyms: cling

  13. [verb] be exhibited; "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"

  14. [verb] prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury

  15. [verb] decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"

  16. [verb] be placed in position as by a hinge; "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"

  17. [verb] place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door"

  18. [verb] of meat, in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days"


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