Synonyms for hang on

Synonyms for (verb) hang on

Synonyms: hold on, hang in, hang on, persevere, persist

Definition: be persistent, refuse to stop

Usage: he persisted to call me every night; The child persisted and kept asking questions

Similar words: preserve, uphold, carry on, bear on, continue

Definition: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last

Usage: preserve the peace in the family; continue the family tradition; Carry on the old traditions


Synonyms: hold on, hold the line, hang on

Definition: hold the phone line open

Usage: Please hang on while I get your folder

Similar words: expect, wait, look, await

Definition: look forward to the probable occurrence of

Usage: We were expecting a visit from our relatives; She is looking to a promotion; he is waiting to be drafted


Synonyms: tack, tack on, tag on, append, hang on

Definition: fix to; attach

Usage: append a charm to the necklace

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached