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verb
  1. 1
    to put something somewhere so that the top part is held in position but the bottom part is loose and can move easily

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    1. a.
    2. b.
      if your hair hangs down, it is long and not tied

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  2. 2
    to attach a picture, mirror, etc. onto a wall

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    1. a.
      if a picture, mirror, etc. hangs somewhere, it is attached to a wall there

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    2. b.
      if a wall or room is hung with pictures, there are pictures on the walls

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    3. c.
      to put a door into position

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  3. 3
    to attach paper to a wall as decoration

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  4. 4
    past tense hanged
    past participle hanged
    to kill someone by putting a rope around their neck and making them fall

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  5. 6
    mainly literary if something hangs in the sky, it is seen there

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  6. 7

    hang

    or

    hang out

    informal to spend time in a particular place or with particular people

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