Found 2 items, similar to rang.
English → English
v 1: sound loudly and sonorously; “the bells rang”
2: ring or echo with sound; “the hall resounded with laughter”
3: make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical
edification; “Ring the bells”
; “My uncle rings every
Sunday at the local church”
4: be around; “Developments surround the town”
; “The river
encircles the village”
5: 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”
6: attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; “ring
; “band the geese to observe their migratory
n 1: a characteristic sound; “it has the ring of sincerity”
2: a toroidal shape; “a ring of ships in the harbor”
; “a halo
, anchor ring
3: 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”
4: (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a
closed loop [syn: closed chain
] [ant: open chain
5: an association of criminals; “police tried to break up the
; “a pack of thieves”
6: the sound of a bell ringing; “the distinctive ring of the
; “the ringing of the telephone”
tintinnabulation that so volumnously swells from the
ringing and the dinging of the bells”
--E. A. Poe [syn: ringing
7: a square platform marked off by ropes in which contestants
box or wrestle
8: jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set
with jewels) worn on the finger; “she had rings on every
; “he noted that she wore a wedding band”
9: a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to
identify it (as in studies of bird migration) [syn: band
English → English
imp. of Ring
, v. t. & i.
(r[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. Rang
(r[a^]ng) or Rung
(r[u^]ng); p. p. Rung
; p. pr. & vb. n. Ringing
hringan; akin to Icel. hringja, Sw. ringa, Dan. ringe, OD.
ringhen, ringkelen. [root]19.]
1. To cause to sound, especially by striking, as a metallic
body; as, to ring a bell.
2. To make (a sound), as by ringing a bell; to sound.
The shard-borne beetle, with his drowsy hums,
Hath rung night's yawning peal. --Shak.
3. To repeat often, loudly, or earnestly.
To ring a peal
, to ring a set of changes on a chime of
To ring the changes upon
. See under Change
To ring in
or To ring out
, to usher, attend on, or
celebrate, by the ringing of bells; as, to ring out the
old year and ring in the new. --Tennyson.
To ring the bells backward
, to sound the chimes, reversing
the common order; -- formerly done as a signal of alarm or
danger. --Sir W. Scott.