What is another word for hanging on?

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Present participle for to remain firm or persevere, especially in difficult circumstances
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“Don't you know? Things can change. Things will go your way if you hang on for one more day.”
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Present participle for to be contingent or dependent on
“Margaret, is it true what I have been told, by angels and demons alike, that the fate of Christendom will hang on whether or not I hand my soul on a platter to a woman?”
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Present participle for to hold tightly onto something
“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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Present participle for to wait for a short time
Hang on a second while I drop this stuff off.”
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Present participle for to listen very closely or attentively to
“On stage, he captures the imagination of all who see him, and his fans hang on his every note when he sings.”
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Present participle for to last for a long time
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Present participle for resist attack
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Present participle for endure beyond
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Present participle for to pause and deliberate
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Present participle for maintain or support oneself, especially at a minimal level
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Present participle for to remain in one fixed place
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Present participle for to stick or adhere to something
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Present participle for to call or bring (someone) before a court to answer a criminal charge
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Present participle for to regard something as being caused by
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Present participle for to grasp or hold firmly, sometimes with a pulling action
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Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
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Present participle for to resist or withstand something that is difficult to endure
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Adjective
Dependent or contingent on
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