hang on

Primary Meanings of hang on

1.
v
fix to; attach
2.
v
hold the phone line open
Full Definitions of hang on
1

v fix to; attach

Synonyms:
append, tack, tack on, tag on
Types:
subjoin
add to the end
Type of:
attach
cause to be attached

v be persistent, refuse to stop

Synonyms:
hang in, hold on, persevere, persist
Types:
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obstinate
persist stubbornly
ask for it, ask for trouble
persist with actions or an attitude despite the probability that it will cause trouble
plug, plug away
persist in working hard
follow, stick to, stick with
keep to
Type of:
bear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold
keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
2

v hold the phone line open

“Please hang on while I get your folder”
Synonyms:
hold on, hold the line
Type of:
await, expect, look, wait
look forward to the probable occurrence of

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