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'hanging'

Overview of noun hanging

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1. hanging, wall hanging -- (decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings")

2. hanging -- (a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead; "in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment")

3. suspension, dangling, hanging -- (the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait")


Overview of verb hang
1. hang -- (be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall")

2. hang, hang up -- (cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall")

3. hang, string up -- (kill by hanging; "The murderer was hanged on Friday")

4. hang -- (let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame")

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

6. hang -- (be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her")

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")

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

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

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

11. hang -- (prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury)

12. hang -- (decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper")

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

14. hang -- (place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door")

15. hang -- (suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days")



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