Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dangling

1 sense of dangling

Sense 1
suspension, dangling, hanging -- (the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait")
       => support, supporting -- (the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dangle

2 senses of dangle

Sense 1
dangle, swing, drop -- (hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling")
       => hang -- (be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall")

Sense 2
dangle -- (cause to dangle or hang freely; "He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree")
       => suspend -- (hang freely; "The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them")

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