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hack, cut up
significantly cut up a manuscript

hand down
passed on, as by inheritance; "This ring was handed down through many generations"

hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, deliver, render
to surrender someone or something to another; "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the money"

hang on, hold the line, hold on
hold the phone line open; "Please hang on while I get your folder"

hang out
spend time in a certain location or with certain people; "She hangs out at the corner cafe"

hang together, interdepend
be connected; "In my heart I can make the world hang together"

hang up
interrupt a telephone conversation

hang up
put a telephone receiver back in its cradle

hang, hang up
cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"

hang, string up
kill by hanging; "The murderer was hanged on Friday"

happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree
go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"

harness, rein in, draw rein, rein
control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"

hash out, discuss, talk over
speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"

head, head up
be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class"

heat up, hot up, screw up
make more intense; "Emotions were screwed up"

heat, heat up
make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"

heat, hot up, heat up
gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly"

hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

help out
be of help, as in a particular situation of need; "Can you help out tonight with the dinner guests?"

hire out, rent out, farm out
grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee; "We rent out our apartment to tourists every year"; "He hired himself out as a cook"

hit, strike, come to
cause to experience suddenly; "Panic struck me"; "An interesting idea hit her"; "A thought came to me"; "The thought struck terror in our minds"; "They were struck with fear"

hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with
hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"

hoist, run up
raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"

hold down
keep; "She manages to hold down two jobs"

hold down
restrain; "please hold down the noise so that the neighbors can sleep"

hold forth, discourse, dissertate
talk at length and formally about a topic; "The speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England"

hold off
resist and fight to a standoff; "Dallas had enough of a lead to hold the Broncos off"

hold on, stop
stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"

hold out
wait uncompromisingly for something desirable; "He held out for the dessert and did not touch the cheeses"

hold over
continue a term of office past the normal period of time

hold over
intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him"

hold over
keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time

hold up
hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration

hold up, stick up
rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat

hold, support, sustain, hold up
be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"

hook up
connect or link; "hook up the houses to the gas supply line"; "Hook up the components of the new sound system"

hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom
take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"

hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride
get up on the back of; "mount a horse"

hop out, get off
get out of quickly; "The officer hopped out when he spotted an illegally parked car"

hope, go for
intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"

horse around, arse around, fool around, fool
indulge in horseplay; "Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!"; "The bored children were fooling about"

house, put up, domiciliate
provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"

hunker down
hold stubbornly to a position; "The wife hunkered down and the husband's resistance began to break down"

hunker down
take shelter; "During the sandstorm, they hunkered down in a small hut"

hunt, run, hunt down, track down
pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"

hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up
cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"

hype up, psych up
get excited or stimulated; "The children were all psyched up after the movie"



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