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Synonyms for hangingˈhæŋ ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hanging, wall hanging(noun)

    decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window

    dangling, suspension, wall hanging, hanging

  2. hanging(noun)

    a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead

    dangling, suspension, wall hanging

  3. suspension, dangling, hanging(noun)

    the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

    interruption, abeyance, dangling, respite, wall hanging, hanging, intermission, abatement, reprieve, pause, suspension system, temporary removal, suspension, hiatus, break

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hanging(n.)


  2. hanging(n.)

    death by the halter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hangman, dangling, suspended

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