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Entry Word: hang
Function: verb
Text: 1 to place on an elevated point without support from below <hang your coats on the coat rack in the hall>
Synonyms dangle, sling, suspend, swing
Related Words hook, pin, tack; drape, festoon, garland, string; extend (out), jut, project, stick out; overhang, protrude; cascade, depend, fall
2 to be determined by, based on, or subject (to) <our plan to go to the amusement park had all been worked out; now it just hung on the weather> -- see DEPEND 1
3 to be limp from lack of water or vigor <as they neared the end of the long, hard march all but the most hardy were hanging, and some could barely put one foot in front of the other> -- see DROOP 1
4 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air <hanging just above the horizon was a little pink cloud> -- see FLOAT