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Verb: hang on
  1. Fix to; attach
    - append, tag on, tack on, tack
     
  2. Be persistent, refuse to stop
    "he hung on to call me every night";
    - persevere, persist, hang in, hold on
     
  3. Hold the phone line open
    "Please hang on while I get your folder";
    - hold the line, hold on

Derived forms: hung on, hanging on, hangs on

Type of: attach, await, bear on, carry on, continue, expect, look, preserve, uphold, wait

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