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[n] the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
[n] 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"
[v] of meat, in order to get a gamey taste; "hang the venison for a few days"
[v] hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
[v] cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
[v] place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door"
[v] be placed in position as by a hinge; "This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"
[v] be suspended or poised; "Heavy fog hung over the valley"
[v] be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"
[v] fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
[v] decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"
[v] let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame"
[v] give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They paid attention to everything he said"
[v] kill by hanging; "The murdered was hanged on Friday"
[v] prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
[v] be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
[v] be exhibited; "Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"

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