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1. ring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] sound loudly and sonorously.

Synonyms

  • knell
  • tintinnabulate
  • ding
  • peal
  • go
  • sound
  • dingdong

Antonyms

  • begin
  • go off
  • stop
  • appear

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Ring

  • kwok-shing
  • yenching
  • upswing
  • qingming
  • ginting
  • chongqing
  • chang-ming
  • xiaoping
  • peking
  • mei-ling
  • beijing
  • thwing
  • swing
  • sting
  • sling
  • schwing
  • kling
  • fling
  • cling
  • zing
  • ying
  • xing
  • wing
  • ting
  • thing
  • singh
  • sing
  • shing
  • qing
  • ping

Example sentences of the word ring


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Pull on the metal ring part to take the ring off.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It is not only in American culture that a ring on the right ring finger could signal single status.

Quotes containing the word ring


1. You get these moments in the ring that live forever. That's what Muhammad Ali accomplished, and I hope that I have, too.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

2. Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in halls of stone,Nine for Mortal Men, doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throneIn the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

3. Never knock on death's door. Ring the doorbell then run. He totally hates that. - T-shirt
- Darynda Jones, First Grave on the Right

2. ring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] ring or echo with sound.

Synonyms

  • consonate
  • bong
  • resound
  • reecho
  • sound
  • go
  • reverberate

Antonyms

  • injured
  • damaged
  • unwholesome
  • broken

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. ring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification.

Synonyms

  • toll
  • go
  • sound

Antonyms

  • vowel
  • consonant
  • unsound
  • unhealthy

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a characteristic sound.

Antonyms

  • stifle

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a toroidal shape.

Synonyms

  • halo
  • toroid
  • annulus
  • fairy circle
  • anchor ring
  • doughnut

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling.

Synonyms

  • key ring
  • rim
  • carabiner
  • karabiner
  • wagon wheel
  • collar
  • towel ring
  • curtain ring
  • nose ring
  • napkin ring
  • barrel
  • band
  • snap ring
  • cask
  • hoop
  • tyre

Antonyms

  • unbind
  • defend
  • uncover
  • diverge

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. ring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.

Synonyms

  • telecommunicate
  • cell phone
  • phone
  • call up
  • dial
  • call
  • call in

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).

Synonyms

  • band
  • slip

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • interest
  • untie

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] an association of criminals.

Synonyms

  • gangland
  • nest
  • gangdom
  • association
  • gangster
  • youth gang
  • organized crime
  • mob
  • mobster
  • pack

Antonyms

  • separation
  • disassociation
  • unpack
  • empty

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop.

Synonyms

  • closed chain
  • heterocyclic ring
  • chain
  • heterocycle

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • decompress
  • lack
  • descend

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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