Definition of Hang in
1. Verb. Be persistent, refuse to stop. "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
Specialized synonyms: Obstinate, Ask For It, Ask For Trouble, Plug, Plug Away, Follow, Stick To, Stick With
Generic synonyms: Bear On, Carry On, Continue, Preserve, Uphold
Derivative terms: Perseverance, Perseveration, Perseveration, Persistence, Persistency, Persistent
Definition of Hang in
1. Verb. (intransitive) To remain in a particular place or status. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Hang in
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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"To hang the lip, to pout, to look sullen. To hang in the bell-ropet, to be asked in church and then defer the marriage. To hang in one's hair, ..."
2. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1896)
"... made up a picture which will ever hang in memory's gallery; and at night, when the searchlight brought out tlie deep shadows below, touching the ..."
3. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"... we sent likewise a Knife and a lewell to hang in his eare, withall a pot of strong water,1 a good quantitie of brought to him. For some time after, ..."
4. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... To hang in Tara's house, of his sun-god : Which aye, stirred of an heavenly wind, might sound. This hastily ended, neath the bloody sod, ..."
5. Elizabethan Translations from the Italian: The Titles of Such Works Now by Mary Augusta Scott (1895)
"... and kisse each others side, The Alps and Pyrenean mountains meet, The rose and flower-de-luce hang in one street: May Spain and Red-capt France a league ..."
6. The Jonson Allusion-Book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597-1700 by Jesse Franklin Bradley, Joseph Quincy Adams (1922)
"... In his owne worke: though his long curious twins hang in the roofe of time with daintie lines; ..."