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Synonym of Hung

Hung Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
Synonyms and related words:
cascading, dangling, dependent, depending, falling, falling loosely, flowing, hanging, pendent, pending, pendulant, pendular, penduline, pendulous, pensile, suspended, swinging, weeping


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WordNet 2.0

1. (usually followed by `with' or used in a combining form) having items suspended on or from a support; "walls hung with valuable paintings"; "a vine-hung trellis"
(similar) adorned, decorated
(classification) combining form


1. a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
(synonym) bent, knack
(hypernym) endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment
2. the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
(hypernym) fit
(derivation) fall, flow
3. a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
(hypernym) gymnastic exercise
(hyponym) bent hang

1. be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"
(hyponym) overhang, beetle
(derivation) hanging, wall hanging
2. cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
(synonym) hang up
(hypernym) fasten, fix, secure
(hyponym) suspend
(derivation) hanger
3. kill by hanging; "The murdered was hanged on Friday"
(synonym) string up
(hypernym) execute, put to death
(hyponym) halter
(derivation) hanging
4. let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame"
(hypernym) drop
5. fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
(synonym) fall, flow
6. be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
(hypernym) be
(hyponym) brood, hover, loom, bulk large
7. give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"
(synonym) attend, advert, pay heed, give ear
(hypernym) listen
(hyponym) fixate
8. be suspended or poised; "Heavy fog hung over the valley"
(derivation) suspension, dangling, hanging
9. hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
(synonym) cling
(hypernym) grasp, hold on
10. be exhibited; "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"
11. prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
(hypernym) obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass
12. decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"
(hypernym) decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify
(derivation) hanging, wall hanging
13. be placed in position as by a hinge; "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"
14. place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door"
(hypernym) fasten, fix, secure
15. of meat, in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days"
(hypernym) decompose, rot, molder, moulder

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