[ UK /ɹˈɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. ring or echo with sound
    the hall resounded with laughter
  2. 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
  3. attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
    band the geese to observe their migratory patterns
    ring birds
  4. extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    The forest surrounds my property
  5. make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification
    My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church
    Ring the bells
  6. sound loudly and sonorously
    the bells rang
  1. a toroidal shape
    a ring of ships in the harbor
    a halo of smoke
  2. jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
    he noted that she wore a wedding band
    she had rings on every finger
  3. an association of criminals
    police tried to break up the gang
    a pack of thieves
  4. (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop
  5. a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle
  6. the sound of a bell ringing
    the ringing of the telephone
    the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells
    the distinctive ring of the church bell
  7. a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
  8. a characteristic sound
    it has the ring of sincerity
  9. 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
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How To Use ring In A Sentence

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  • When we see her, we remember that hot July day doing five knots pulling Jess and Jerry on a tube and Russ skippering his first yacht.
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  • Ask for an aged standing rib roast from the forequarter, trimmed and chined; bring to room temperature before roasting.
  • Some of the crew went off-shift, stringing up hybrid bunks and hammocks belowdecks, the others continued working.
  • Several selections contain strings of double notes, primarily thirds and sixths.
  • Frogs and newts have already been attracted to three new natural spring ponds at Abbey Meads School.
  • The following years were characterized by rifts with Russia, in which the Ukraine jealously guarded its own independence against its overbearing neighbour.
  • Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town. The funny thing about Pain..... (Let's talk trauma!)
  • During adolescence , boys and girls will take on secondary sexual characteristics.
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