Definition of hang together in English:

hang together

1Make sense; be consistent: it helps the speech to hang together
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  • His interpretation and speculation hang together, make sense, and are consistent with the sources.
  • That book might have been more fluffy than this one but at least it hung together and made some sense.
  • They want information that hangs together, that makes sense, that has some degree of order to it.
2(Of people) remain associated; help or support each other.
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  • Travel and hospitality was a way of life among the Elizabethan Catholic nobility who hung together for mutual support.
  • It is too much to expect individuals to thwart the intentions of a closely knit, overwhelmingly dominating force which knows it must either hang together or be hanged together.
  • There are signs of the premiers now working together and hanging together, notwithstanding the traditional ‘divide and rule’ tactics of the Feds.
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