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Definition 1: cause to dangle or hang freely - [verb of contact]

Samples where dangle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree

(dangle is a kind of ...) hang freely

"The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them"

Definition 2: hang freely - [verb of stative]

Samples where dangle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the ornaments dangled from the tree
  • The light dropped from the ceiling

Synonyms for dangle in the sense of this definition

(dangle is a kind of ...) be suspended or hanging

"The flag hung on the wall"

(... is a kind of dangle ) hang loosely or laxly

"His tongue lolled"

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