Adjective "Hanged" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Hanged


    Definition:

    1. to fasten or attach (a thing) so that it is supported only from above or at a point near its own top; suspend.

    2. to attach or suspend so as to allow free movement: to hang a pendulum.

    3. to place in position or fasten so as to allow easy or ready movement.

    4. to put to death by suspending by the neck from a gallows, gibbet, yardarm, or the like.

    5. to suspend (oneself) by the neck until dead: He hanged himself

    Origin:
    hang

    Examples:

    "people can be hanged by tongues."

    "people can be hanged in places."

    "people can be hanged for offences."

    "leaders can be hanged at homes."

    "trials can be hanged in cells."

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