Synonyms and Antonyms for dangling-participle

1. dangling participle (n.)

a participle (usually at the beginning of a sentence) apparently modifying a word other than the word intended: e.g., `flying across the country' in `flying across the country the Rockies came into view'


2. participle (n.)

a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses


3. dangling (n.)

the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

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