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

3 senses of hang

Sense 1
bent, knack, hang -- (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")
       => endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment -- (natural abilities or qualities)

Sense 2
hang -- (the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat")
       => fit -- (the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat")

Sense 3
hang -- (a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms)
       => gymnastic exercise -- ((gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus))

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

15 senses of hang

Sense 1
hang -- (be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall")

Sense 2
hang, hang up -- (cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 3
hang, string up -- (kill by hanging; "The murderer was hanged on Friday")
       => execute, put to death -- (kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed")

Sense 4
hang -- (let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame")
       => drop -- (let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes")

Sense 5
hang, fall, flow -- (fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back")

Sense 6
hang -- (be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 7
attend, hang, advert, pay heed, give ear -- (give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said")
       => listen -- (hear with intention; "Listen to the sound of this cello")

Sense 8
hang -- (be suspended or poised; "Heavy fog hung over the valley")

Sense 9
cling, hang -- (hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron")
       => grasp, hold on -- (hold firmly)

Sense 10
hang -- (be exhibited; "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum")

Sense 11
hang -- (prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury)
       => obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass -- (hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn")

Sense 12
hang -- (decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper")
       => decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")

Sense 13
hang -- (be placed in position as by a hinge; "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!")

Sense 14
hang -- (place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 15
hang -- (suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days")
       => decompose, rot, molder, moulder -- (break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser