hang together

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Verb[edit]

hang together (third-person singular simple present hangs together, present participle hanging together, simple past and past participle hung together)

  1. (idiomatic) To be connected.
  2. (idiomatic) To correspond or fit well.
  3. (idiomatic, of two people) To be in a romantic relationship.
  4. (idiomatic, of people) To be united in defiance.
  5. To remain united; to stand by one another.
    • Dryden
      We are all of a piece; we hang together.
  6. To be self-consistent.
    The story does not hang together.
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