verb (used without object), hinged, hing·ing.
verb (used with object), hinged, hing·ing.
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Origin of hinge
OTHER WORDS FROM hingehingeless, adjectivehingelike, adjectivere·hinge, verb (used with object), re·hinged, re·hing·ing.well-hinged, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for hinge
India’s mass immunisation plan for Covid-19 hinges on some of the lowest-paid workers in its healthcare system.Behind India’s coronavirus vaccine plan is an army of poorly paid female health workers|Manavi Kapur|January 15, 2021|Quartz
Irrespective of the type of business you run, the future growth of your business hinges on one thing – your customer acquisition strategy.Eight ways to align your customer acquisition strategy in 2021|Lidia Hovhannisyan|January 4, 2021|Search Engine Watch
As an example, he contrasted a door hinge and a hinge of another sort—the ear of a house pet.Why ‘soft robots’ have NASA, doctors, and tech whizzes so excited|jakemeth|January 1, 2021|Fortune
The health of our local economy hinges on the health of San Diegans.Morning Report: The Coronavirus Is Ravaging the Convention Center Shelter|Voice of San Diego|December 18, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The legality of this sale hinges on whether the home was purchased at fair market value.Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry Official Whose Organization Was Lobbying the Senate|by Robert Faturechi|December 10, 2020|ProPublica
Complete male reproductive independence would also hinge on artificial womb technology, which also made headlines in 2014.
Race relations in Saint Louis could hinge on the outcome of this announcement.
The game is almost certain to hinge on how well Manning and his receivers fare against Sherman and company.
The jokes hinge on stereotypes: black people like curvy women and know how to get down on a dance floor.Are Key and Peele Biracial Geniuses or Are They Just Really Funny?|Sujay Kumar|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Much will hinge on what happens in 2014, in the coming crisis negotiations and then in the elections.
Never did events of the utmost magnitude hinge on incidents so trivial to the community at large.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Laidlaw threw his heavy bulk against the door, burst lock and hinge, and sent it flat on the garret floor.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
The mast is on a hinge, so that it can turn down backward, and lie along flat on the deck of the boat.Rollo in Holland|Jacob Abbott
And that told me a good many things, as it was the hand that had rested against the upper hinge of the door.Tiger Cat|David H. Keller
A hinge was made from heavy elastic bands to allow for two dozen cards in the frame at one time.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various