bang

I

n. with a bang (the door slammed with a bang)

II
v.

1) (d; intr.) to bang against; into; on (she banged on the door; I banged into the wall)

2) (D; tr.) to bang against, on (he banged his head on the low ceiling)

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[bæŋ]
('to fall') to bang limp
into
loosely
on (he banged his head on the low ceiling)
('to suspend') to bang on (she hung the picture on the wall)
upon (they hung on every word; 'to listen closely to')
(d; intr.) to bangagainst
(misc.) to bang by a thread (USAGE NOTE: The past and past participle of hang are hung or hanged. The form hanged is more usual in the sense 'killed by hanging'. In other senses the form hung is usual.; 'to be in a critical situation')
(d; intr.) ('to be suspended') to bang from (flags hung from the windows)
(d; intr.) ('to cling') to bang onto (he hung onto my arm)
(D; tr.) ('to execute by hanging') to bang for (he was banged for murder bang)
(D; intr.) ('to be suspended') to bang by (see also 16; to bang by a thread)
(d; tr.) ('to drape, suspend') to bang over (she hung the wet towel over the tub)
(d; intr.) ('to be suspended') to bang over (the coat was banging over the chair; the threat of war hung over the country)
with a bang (the door slammed with a bang)
(d; intr.) to bang on (the outcome bangs on the results of the election; 'to depend on')
(d; intr.) to bang on (time bangs on their hands; 'to be oppressive')
(colloq.) (d; intr.) to bang around (to bang around a bar; 'to frequent')
(d; intr.) ('to cling') to bang on (to bang on smb. 's arm)
(d; intr.) ('to lean') to bang out of (to bang out of a window)
(colloq.) (d; intr.) to bang onto (we intend to bang onto this property; they hung onto their customs; 'to keep, retain')

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