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ringing

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Adjective ringing has 1 sense
  1. reverberant, ringing - having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected; "a reverberant room"; "the reverberant booms of cannon"
Noun ringing has 3 senses
  1. 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
    --1 is a kind of sound
    --1 has particulars: bell ringing
    Derived forms: verb ring3, verb ring1
  2. ringing - the giving of a ring as a token of engagement
    --2 is a kind of
    betrothal, troth, engagement
  3. plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancy - having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    --3 is a kind of timbre, timber, quality, tone
    Derived form: verb ring2
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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