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ring

 
Noun ring has 9 senses
  1. ring - a characteristic sound; "it has the ring of sincerity"
    --1 is a kind of
    sound
    Derived form: verb ring2
  2. ring, halo, annulus, anulus, doughnut, anchor ring - a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"
    --2 is a kind of toroid
    --2 has particulars: fairy ring, fairy circle
    Derived form: verb ring4
  3. hoop, ring - 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"
    --3 is a kind of band
    --3 is a part of wagon wheel; barrel, cask
    --3 has particulars:
     carabiner, karabiner, snap ring; curtain ring; key ring; napkin ring; nose ring; rim; rim; tire, tyre; towel ring
  4. closed chain, ring - (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop
    --4 is a kind of chain, chemical chain
    --4 has particulars: heterocyclic ring, heterocycle
  5. gang, pack, ring, mob - an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"
    --5 is a kind of association
    --5 is a member of organized crime, gangland, gangdom
    --5 has members: gangster, mobster
    --5 has particulars: nest; youth gang
  6. ring, ringing, tintinnabulation - the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so volumnously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
    --6 is a kind of sound
    --6 has particulars: bell ringing
    Derived forms: verb ring5, verb ring3, verb ring1
  7. ring - a square platform marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle
    --7 is a kind of
    platform
    --7 has parts: canvas, canvass
    --7 has particulars: boxing ring, prize ring; wrestling ring
  8. ring, band - 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"
    --8 is a kind of jewelry, jewellery
    --8 has particulars:
     annulet; engagement ring; mourning ring; ringlet; signet ring, seal ring; wedding ring, wedding band
    Derived form: verb ring6
  9. band, ring - a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
    --9 is a kind of strip, slip
    Derived form: verb ring6
Verb ring has 6 senses
  1. ring, peal - sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang"
    --1 is one way to sound, go
    Derived forms: noun ring6, noun ringing1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. resound, echo, ring, reverberate - ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
    --2 is one way to sound, go
    Derived forms: noun ring1, noun ringing3
    Sample sentence:
    The woods ring with many kinds of birds
  3. ring, knell - make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification; "Ring the bells"; "My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church"
    --3 is one way to sound
    Derived forms: noun ring6, noun ringer1, noun ringing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    => Somebody ----s
  4. surround, environ, encircle, circle, round, ring - be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"
    --4 is one way to hold, bear, carry, contain
    Derived form: noun ring2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. call, telephone, call up, phone, ring - 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"
    --5 is one way to telecommunicate
    Derived form: noun ring6
    Sample sentences:
    Sam cannot ring Sue
    They ring
  6. ring, band - attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
    --6 is one way to attach
    Derived forms: noun ring9, noun ring8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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