ring

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Definitions for ring

  • verb - get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
  • verb - attach a ring to the foot of
  • verb - extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
  • verb - sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang"
  • verb - make (bells) ring
  • verb - ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
  • noun - a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
  • noun - a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
  • noun - jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band"
  • noun - a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle
  • noun - a characteristic sound; "it has the ring of sincerity"
  • noun - the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
  • noun - an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"
  • noun - (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop
  • noun - a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"
  • Synonyms for ring

    ringing mob doughnut tintinnabulation closed chain anchor ring gang halo hoop pack annulus skirt resound phone border echo call band peal reverberate telephone surround environ knell call up

    Antonyms for ring

    No antonyms found for ring.

    Holonyms for ring

    organized crime gangland gangdom

    Hyponyms for ring

    snap ring napkin ring tyre mourning ring wedding ring sumo ring youth gang fairy circle collar nose ring towel ring ringlet wedding band wrestling ring heterocyclic ring carabiner curtain ring rim annulet signet ring boxing ring bell ringing heterocycle karabiner key ring tire engagement ring seal ring prize ring nest fairy ring close in ding peal reecho girdle inclose dong knell bong cell phone gird shut in dingdong toll call in cloister enclose hem in tintinnabulate consonate fringe

    Hypernyms for ring

    jewelry chain strip jewellery chemical chain slip platform toroid band association go adjoin telecommunicate meet attach contact sound touch

    Meronyms for ring

    gangster mobster

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