Definition of hang:
- A sharp or steep declivity or slope.
- Connection; arrangement; plan; as, the hang of a discourse.
- Of a ball: To rebound unexpectedly or unusually slowly, due to backward spin on the ball or imperfections of ground.
- The manner in which one part or thing hangs upon, or is connected with, another; as, the hang of a scythe.
- To be fastened in such a manner as to allow of free motion on the point or points of suspension.
- To be suspended or fastened to some elevated point without support from below; to dangle; to float; to rest; to remain; to stay.
- To be undetermined or uncertain; to be in suspense; to linger; to be delayed.
- To be, or be like, a suspended weight.
- To cover, decorate, or furnish by hanging pictures trophies, drapery, and the like, or by covering with paper hangings; - said of a wall, a room, etc.
- To die or be put to death by suspension from the neck.
- To fasten in a manner which will allow of free motion upon the point or points of suspension; - said of a pendulum, a swing, a door, gate, etc.
- To fit properly, as at a proper angle ( a part of an implement that is swung in using), as a scythe to its snath, or an ax to its helve.
- To hold for support; to depend; to cling; - usually with on or upon; as, this question hangs on a single point.
- To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect; to droop; as, he hung his head in shame.
- To hover; to impend; to appear threateningly; - usually with over; as, evils hang over the country.
- To lean or incline; to incline downward.
- To paste, as paper hangings, on the walls of a room.
- To prevent from reaching a decision, esp. by refusing to join in a verdict that must be unanimous; as, one obstinate juror can hang a jury.
- To put to death by suspending by the neck; - a form of capital punishment; as, to hang a murderer.
- To slope down; as, hanging grounds.
- To suspend; to fasten to some elevated point without support from below; - often used with up or out; as, to hang a coat on a hook; to hang up a sign; to hang out a banner.
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