What is another word for hang on?

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Verb
To grasp or grip firmly
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Be contingent or dependent on
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Hold tightly
“I would have felt safer if I had a bar to hang on to, rather than hanging suspended in a harness.”
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Remain firm or persevere, especially in difficult circumstances
“They managed to hang on for the remaining five minutes to record a famous victory.”
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Wait for a short time
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To depend on, depend upon, be contingent upon
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To remain in one fixed place
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Hold it
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Resist attack
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Endure beyond
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To pause and deliberate
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To focus one's attention
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Maintain or support oneself, especially at a minimal level
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Be slow to disappear or die
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To resist or endure (something) successfully
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Assign to source
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Select and give a responsibility
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To call or bring (someone) before a court to answer a criminal charge
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Treat as the most important element
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Be in or move into a sloping position
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To grasp or hold firmly
Phrase
Listen closely to
“The excitement and live energy he creates on stage, captures the imagination of all who see him and his fans hang on his every note when he sings.”
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