Synonyms for hanging

Synonyms for (noun) hanging

Synonyms: suspension, hanging, dangling

Definition: the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

Usage: there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait

Similar words: support, supporting

Definition: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

Usage: he leaned against the wall for support

Synonyms: hanging

Definition: a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead

Usage: in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

Similar words: death penalty, executing, execution, capital punishment

Definition: putting a condemned person to death

Synonyms: hanging, wall hanging

Definition: decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window

Usage: the cold castle walls were covered with hangings

Similar words: decoration, ornament, ornamentation

Definition: something used to beautify

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