Definition of hinge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hinge

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//hɪndʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɪndʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hinge
BrE BrE//hɪndʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɪndʒ//
 
he / she / it hinges
BrE BrE//ˈhɪndʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪndʒɪz//
 
past simple hinged
BrE BrE//hɪndʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɪndʒd//
 
past participle hinged
BrE BrE//hɪndʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɪndʒd//
 
-ing form hingeing
BrE BrE//ˈhɪndʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪndʒɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] hinge something to attach something with a hinge Word Origin Middle English henge; related to hang. Phrasal Verbshinge on something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hinge

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