US: /ˈhæŋ/
UK: /hˈæŋ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

hang /hæɳ/
  • danh từ, chỉ số ít
    • sự cúi xuống, sự gục xuống
    • dốc, mặt dốc
    • cách treo (một vật gì)
    • ý riêng, nghĩa riêng; cách làm, cách nói
      • to get the hang of something: hiểu rõ cái gì
    • not to care a hang
      • (thông tục) bất chấp, cóc cần
  • ngoại động từ hung
    • treo, mắc
      • to hang a picture: treo bức tranh
    • treo cổ (người)
      • to hang oneself: treo cổ tự tử
      • hang him!: thằng chết tiệt!
      • hang it!: đồ chết tiệt!
    • dán (giấy lên tường)
    • gục (đầu, vì hổ thẹn...), cụp (tai, vì xấu hổ...)
    • nội động từ
      • treo, bị treo, bị mắc
        • the picture hangs up against the wall: bức tranh (bị) treo trên tường
        • to hang by a thread: treo đầu sợi tóc (rất mong manh, nguy kịch)
      • (hanged) bị treo cổ
        • he will hang for it: nó sẽ bị treo cổ vì tội đó
      • cheo leo, lơ lửng; phấp phới; rủ xuống, xoã xuống, thõng xuống, lòng thòng
        • a cloud of smoke hangs over the town: đám khói lơ lửng trên thành phố
        • curtain hangs loose: màn rủ lòng thòng
        • hair hangs down one's back: tóc xoã xuống lưng
      • nghiêng
        • the mast hangs aft: cột buồm nghiêng về phía đuôi tàu
      • to hang about
        • đi lang thang, đi phất phơ, đi vơ vẩn, la cà
      • quanh quẩn, quanh quất
      • sắp đến, đến gần
        • there's a storm hanging about: trời sắp có bão
      • to hang back
        • do dự, lưỡng lự
      • có ý muốn lùi lại, chùn lại
      • to hang behind
        • tụt lại đằng sau, đà đẫn ở đằng sau
      • to hang down
        • rủ xuống, xoã xuống, bỏ thõng xuống, lòng thòng
      • nghiêng, cúi
        • to hang down one's head: cúi đầu
      • to hang off
        • do dự, lưỡng lự
      • lùi lại, chùn lại, có ý muốn lùi; (thông tục) muốn lĩnh, muốn chuồn
      • to hang on (upon)
        • dựa vào, tuỳ vào
      • bám vào, bám riết lấy, cố bám, kiên trì ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
        • to hang on someone's arm: bám chặt lấy cánh tay ai
        • to hang upon the left flank of the enemy: bám chặt lấy cánh trái của địch
      • (thông tục) giữ máy (không cắt khi gọi dây nói)
      • to hang out
        • trèo ra ngoài; thò cổ ra ngoài (cửa sổ...); thè ra (lưỡi)
      • thõng xuống, lòng thòng
      • (từ lóng) ở
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) lang thang, vơ vẩn lãng phí thời giờ (ở quán cà phê, tiệm trà...)
      • to hang together
        • đoàn kết với nhau, gắn bó với nhau
      • có mạch lạc, ăn khớp với nhau (lập luận)
      • to hang up
        • treo lên
      • (nghĩa bóng) để treo đầy, hoân lại (không biết đến bao giờ mới làm)
      • to hang fire
        • nổ chậm (súng)
      • to hang heavy
        • trôi đi chậm chạp (thời gian)
      • to hang on (upon) somebody's lips (words)
        • lắng nghe như uống từng lời từng chữ của ai
      • to hang on the line
        • treo (tranh...) ngang tầm mắt

    Advanced English dictionary

    verb, noun
    + verb (hung, hung )
    Help Note: In sense 4, hanged is used for the past tense and past participle.)
    attach from top
    1 ~ (sth) (up) [+adv./prep.] to attach sth, or to be attached, at the top so that the lower part is free or loose: [VN] Hang your coat up on the hook. + Where are we supposed to hang our washing up to dry? + [V] There were several expensive suits hanging in the wardrobe.
    fall loosely
    2 [V +adv./prep.] when sth hangs in a particular way, it falls in that way: Her hair hung down to her waist. + He had lost weight and the suit hung loosely on him.
    bend downwards
    3 to bend or let sth bend downwards: [V] The dog's tongue was hanging out. + Children hung (= were leaning) over the gate. + A cigarette hung from her lips. + [VN] She hung her head in shame.
    kill sb
    4 (hanged, hanged) to kill sb, usually as a punishment, by tying a rope around their neck and allowing them to drop; to be killed in this way: [VN] He was the last man to be hanged for murder in this country. + She had committed suicide by hanging herself from a beam. + [V] At that time you could hang for stealing.
    5 to attach sth, especially a picture, to a hook on a wall; to be attached in this way: [VN] We hung her portrait above the fireplace. + [V] Several of his paintings hang in the Tate Gallery.
    6 [VN] [usually passive] ~ sth with sth to decorate a place by placing paintings, etc. on a wall: The rooms were hung with tapestries.
    7 [VN] to stick WALLPAPER to a wall
    door / gate
    8 [VN] to attach a door or gate to a post so that it moves freely
    stay in the air
    9 [V +adv./prep.] to stay in the air: Smoke hung in the air above the city.
    Idioms: hang sth (BrE, spoken) used to say that you are not going to worry about sth: Oh, let's get two and hang the expense!
    hang a left / right (AmE) to take a left/right turn
    hang by a hair / thread (of a person's life) to be in great danger
    hang (on) in there (informal) to remain determined to succeed even when a situation is difficult
    hang on sb's words / on sb's every word to listen with great attention to sb you admire
    hang tough (AmE) to be determined and refuse to change your attitude or ideas
    let it all hang out (informal) to express your feelings freely
    more at BALANCE n., FIRE n., GRIM, HEAVY adv., LOOSE adj., PEG n.
    Phrasal Verbs: hang about (BrE, informal)
    1 to wait or stay near a place, not doing very much: kids hanging about in the streets
    2 to be very slow doing sth: I can't hang about-the boss wants to see me.
    3 (spoken) used to tell sb to stop what they are doing or saying for a short time: Hang about! There's something not quite right here.
    hang about with sb (informal) to spend a lot of time with sb
    hang around ( ...) (informal) to wait or stay near a place, not doing very much: You hang around here in case he comes, and I'll go on ahead.
    hang around with sb (informal) to spend a lot of time with sb
    hang back to remain in a place after all the other people have left
    hang back (from sth) to hesitate because you are nervous about doing or saying sth: I was sure she knew the answer but for some reason she hung back.
    hang on
    1 to hold sth tightly: Hang on tight-we're off!
    2 (spoken) used to ask sb to wait for a short time or to stop what they are doing: Hang on-I'm not quite ready. + Now hang on a minute-you can't really believe what you just said!
    3 to wait for sth to happen: I haven't heard if I've got the job yet-they've kept me hanging on for days.
    4 (spoken) used on the telephone to ask sb who is calling to wait until they can talk to the person they want: Hang on-I'll just see if he's here.
    5 to continue doing sth in difficult circumstances: The team hung on for victory.
    hang on sth to depend on sth: A lot hangs on this decision.
    hang on to sth
    1 to hold sth tightly: Hang on to that rope and don't let go.
    2 (informal) to keep sth, not sell it or give it away: Let's hang on to those old photographs-they may be valuable.
    hang out (informal) to spend a lot of time in a place: The local kids hang out at the mall.
    related noun HANG-OUT
    hang over sb if sth bad or unpleasant is hanging over you, you think about it and worry about it a lot because it is happening or might happen: The possibility of a court case is still hanging over her.
    hang together
    1 to fit together well; to be the same as or CONSISTENT with each other: Their accounts of what happened don't hang together.
    2 (of people) to support or help one another
    hang up to end a telephone conversation by putting the telephone RECEIVER down or switching the telephone off: After I hung up I remembered what I'd wanted to say.
    hang sth<->up (informal) to finish using sth for the last time: Ruth has hung up her dancing shoes.
    hang up on sb (informal) to end a telephone call by suddenly and unexpectedly putting the telephone down: Don't hang up on me-we must talk!
    See also - HUNG UP
    + noun [sing.] the way in which a dress, piece of fabric, etc. falls or moves: Small weights sewn into the hems will improve the hang of your curtains.
    Idioms: get the hang of sth (informal) to learn how to do or to use sth; to understand sth: It's not difficult once you get the hang of it. + I can't seem to get the hang of this game. + I never got the hang of negative numbers.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 suspend, depend, dangle; be poised or suspended, hover, swing:
    Hang the lantern from this branch. The laundry was hanging on the line
    2 gibbet, send to the gallows, lynch, execute, kill, Colloq string up, stretch:
    They hanged two murderers this morning.
    3 drape, fall:
    The skirt isn't hanging straight.
    4 hang about or around.
    (a) loiter, wait, linger, dally, idle, tarry, Colloq hang out:
    He hangs about after school every day, waiting for Susan.
    (b) Also, hang about or around (with). frequent, haunt, visit, spend time at; associate with, socialize with, hobnob with, rub elbows with, consort with, fraternize with, mix or mingle with, Colloq hang out (with):
    He hangs about the Golden Crown. I saw him hanging around with some pretty unsavoury characters
    5 hang back (from). be reluctant, recoil (from), shrink (from), hesitate, falter, stay away (from):
    Move to the front of the queue and don't hang back.
    6 hang fire. be delayed, remain unsettled or unfinished, be in suspense or abeyance; stall, hold up, delay:
    The decision will hang fire till after the election.
    7 hang on. a Also, hang on to. hold on (to), cling (to), clutch, grip, grasp, grab:
    Hang on to me when we're crossing the street.
    (b) wait, stay, stop:
    Hang on a minute - what did you call me?
    (c) wait, persist, remain, carry on, persevere, go on, hold out, endure, hold the phone, Colloq US hang in there:
    Hang on a minute, I have to put down the phone to get a pencil.
    (d) Also, hang on to or upon. listen carefully or attentively, give one's undivided attention, be rapt:
    She hung on every word the guru uttered.
    (e) depend or rely (on), be dependent or contingent (on), be subject (to), be conditioned or conditional (on):
    The entire project now hangs on their approval of the budget.
    8 hang one's head. be ashamed or humiliated or abashed or humbled or embarrassed:
    She hung her head as the store detective confronted her with the stolen goods
    9 hang out. See 5 (a), above.
    10 hang over. be put off or postponed or delayed:
    We must first deal with matters hanging over from our last meeting.
    11 hang together.
    (a) unite, be united, be as one, stick together, join forces, cooperate, act in concert or harmony:
    We must hang together or we shall hang separately.
    (b) make sense, be logical, be consistent, correspond, match (up), cohere, be coherent:
    The statements issued yesterday and today just don't hang together.
    12 hang up. break the connection, disconnect, cut off, put down the receiver:
    Whenever a salesman phones, I simply hang up.

    Collocation dictionary


    limply, loosely
    He had lost weight and the suit hung loosely on him.
    | uselessly
    Her injured arm hung uselessly at her side.
    | upside down
    The sloth spends most of its time hanging upside down from the branches.
    | down
    Large leaves hung down from the branches of the trees.


    The monkey was hanging by its tail from the beams overhead.
    | from
    Banners hung from every window.
    PHRASAL VERBS hang on

    1 keep hold of sth


    Hang on tight?we're off.


    try to


    She hung on for dear life.
    | to
    Hang on to (= keep)those old photographs?they may be valuable.
    | with
    Martin tried to hold on with his toes as well as his feet.

    2 wait


    a minute
    Hang on a minute?I'll just see if he's here.

    Concise English dictionary

    +a special way of doing something
    +the way a garment hangs
    +a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
    +be suspended or hanging
    +cause to be hanging or suspended
    +kill by hanging
    +let drop or droop
    +fall or flow in a certain way
    +be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
    +give heed (to)
    +be suspended or poised
    +hold on tightly or tenaciously
    +be exhibited
    +prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
    +decorate or furnish with something suspended
    +be placed in position as by a hinge
    +place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
    +suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste