1. [ verb ] fix to; attach
Synonyms: tack_on tag_on tack append

"append a charm to the necklace"

Related terms: attach subjoin appendage
2. [ verb ] be persistent, refuse to stop
Synonyms: persist hold_on hang_in persevere

"he persisted to call me every night" "The child persisted and kept asking questions"

Related terms: continue stick_to plug obstinate ask_for_it doggedness perseverance
3. [ verb ] hold the phone line open
Synonyms: hold_on hold_the_line

"Please hang on while I get your folder"

Related terms: expect telephone call
Similar spelling:   hang_in