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Verb: hang up
  1. Put a telephone receiver back in its cradle
    - ring off [Brit]
  2. Cause to be hanging or suspended
    "hang up that picture on the wall";
    - hang
  3. Interrupt a telephone conversation
    - ring off [Brit]
Noun: hang-up  'hang,úp
  1. An emotional preoccupation
  2. An unforeseen obstacle
    - hitch, rub, snag

Derived forms: hangs up, hang-ups, hanging up, hung up

Type of: break off, break short, cut short, fasten, fix, obstacle, obstruction, preoccupation, put back, replace, secure

Encyclopedia: Hang up