What does hang on mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang on(verb)

    fix to; attach

    "append a charm to the necklace"

  2. persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on(verb)

    be persistent, refuse to stop

    "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"

  3. hang on, hold the line, hold on(verb)

    hold the phone line open

    "Please hang on while I get your folder"


  1. hang on(Verb)

    To wait a moment (usually imperative).

  2. hang on(Verb)

    To hold, grasp, or grip.

  3. hang on(Verb)

    To keep; to store something for someone

  4. hang on(Verb)

    To pay close attention.

  5. hang on(Verb)

    To continually believe in something; to have faith in.

  6. hang on(Verb)

    To persevere.

How to pronounce hang on?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say hang on in sign language?

  1. hangon


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hang on in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hang on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of hang on in a Sentence

  1. Mat Staver:

    They want her scalp to hang on the wall as a trophy.

  2. Ngozi Belolise:

    All shops make losses here. We are just trying to hang on.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    When you get to the end of your rope tie a knot and hang on.

  4. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

  5. Thomas Jefferson:

    When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.

Images & Illustrations of hang on

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