hang

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hang

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Plain form
hang

Third person singular
hangs

Simple past
hung

Past participle
hung

Present participle
hanging

  1. (transitive & intransitive) When you hang things, you suspend them in the air using rope, wire, or some other means.
    Now, I hang this picture on the wall.
    I hung the picture on the wall yesterday.
    The picture was still hanging on the wall this morning.
    He hung onto the rope so that he would not fall.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
hang

Third-person singular
hangs

Past tense
hanged

Past participle
hanged

Present participle
hanging

  1. When you person is held in the air by a rope around his/her neck until dead, the person is hanged.
    Some states and nations hanged people as punishment for murdering of another.