Definitions of hang

The word hang uses 4 letters:aghn.

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v. i. - To suspend; to fasten to some elevated point without support from below; -- often used with up or out; as, to hang a coat on a hook; to hang up a sign; to hang out a banner. 2

v. i. - To fasten in a manner which will allow of free motion upon the point or points of suspension; -- said of a pendulum, a swing, a door, gate, etc. 2

v. i. - To fit properly, as at a proper angle (a part of an implement that is swung in using), as a scythe to its snath, or an ax to its helve. 2

v. i. - To put to death by suspending by the neck; -- a form of capital punishment; as, to hang a murderer. 2

v. i. - To cover, decorate, or furnish by hanging pictures trophies, drapery, and the like, or by covering with paper hangings; -- said of a wall, a room, etc. 2

v. i. - To paste, as paper hangings, on the walls of a room. 2

v. i. - To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect; to droop; as, he hung his head in shame. 2

v. i. - To be suspended or fastened to some elevated point without support from below; to dangle; to float; to rest; to remain; to stay. 2

v. i. - To be fastened in such a manner as to allow of free motion on the point or points of suspension. 2

v. i. - To die or be put to death by suspension from the neck. 2

v. i. - To hold for support; to depend; to cling; -- usually with on or upon; as, this question hangs on a single point. 2

v. i. - To be, or be like, a suspended weight. 2

v. i. - To hover; to impend; to appear threateningly; -- usually with over; as, evils hang over the country. 2

v. i. - To lean or incline; to incline downward. 2

v. i. - To slope down; as, hanging grounds. 2

v. i. - To be undetermined or uncertain; to be in suspense; to linger; to be delayed. 2

n. - The manner in which one part or thing hangs upon, or is connected with, another; as, the hang of a scythe. 2

n. - Connection; arrangement; plan; as, the hang of a discourse. 2

n. - A sharp or steep declivity or slope. 2

v. i. - Of a ball: To rebound unexpectedly or unusually slowly, due to backward spin on the ball or imperfections of ground. 2

v. t. - To prevent from reaching a decision, esp. by refusing to join in a verdict that must be unanimous; as, one obstinate juror can hang a jury. 2

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