Synonyms for hang

Synonyms for (noun) hang

Synonyms: hang

Definition: a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms

Similar words: gymnastic exercise

Definition: (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)


Synonyms: hang

Definition: the way a garment hangs

Usage: he adjusted the hang of his coat

Similar words: fit

Definition: the manner in which something fits

Usage: I admired the fit of her coat


Synonyms: hang, knack, bent

Definition: a special way of doing something

Usage: he had a bent for it; he had a special knack for getting into trouble; he couldn't get the hang of it

Similar words: natural endowment, gift, talent, endowment

Definition: natural abilities or qualities

Synonyms for (verb) hang

Synonyms: hang

Definition: suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste

Usage: hang the venison for a few days

Similar words: decompose, rot, molder, moulder

Definition: break down

Usage: The bodies decomposed in the heat


Synonyms: cling, hang

Definition: hold on tightly or tenaciously

Usage: hang on to your father's hands; The child clung to his mother's apron

Similar words: grasp, hold on

Definition: hold firmly


Synonyms: hang, hang up

Definition: cause to be hanging or suspended

Usage: Hang that picture on the wall

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: hang

Definition: place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction

Usage: hang a door

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: hang

Definition: decorate or furnish with something suspended

Usage: Hang wallpaper

Similar words: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament

Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day


Synonyms: hang

Definition: let drop or droop

Usage: Hang one's head in shame

Similar words: drop

Definition: let fall to the ground

Usage: Don't drop the dishes


Synonyms: pay heed, attend, advert, hang, give ear

Definition: give heed (to)

Usage: The children in the audience attended the recital quietly; She hung on his every word; They attended to everything he said

Similar words: listen

Definition: hear with intention

Usage: Listen to the sound of this cello


Synonyms: hang, string up

Definition: kill by hanging

Usage: The murderer was hanged on Friday

Similar words: execute, put to death

Definition: kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment

Usage: In some states, criminals are executed


Synonyms: hang

Definition: prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury

Similar words: stymie, stymy, hinder, obstruct, embarrass, block, blockade

Definition: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

Usage: His brother blocked him at every turn


Synonyms: hang

Definition: be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive

Usage: This worry hangs on my mind; The cloud of suspicion hangs over her

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer