25 Definitions of Ring

The meaning of the word ring, the definition of Ring:

n. - A sound; especially, the sound of vibrating metals; as, the ring of a bell.

n. - Any loud sound; the sound of numerous voices; a sound continued, repeated, or reverberated.

n. - A chime, or set of bells harmonically tuned.

n. - A circle, or a circular line, or anything in the form of a circular line or hoop.

n. - Specifically, a circular ornament of gold or other precious material worn on the finger, or attached to the ear, the nose, or some other part of the person; as, a wedding ring.

n. - A circular area in which races are or run or other sports are performed; an arena.

n. - An inclosed space in which pugilists fight; hence, figuratively, prize fighting.

n. - A circular group of persons.

n. - The plane figure included between the circumferences of two concentric circles.

n. - The solid generated by the revolution of a circle, or other figure, about an exterior straight line (as an axis) lying in the same plane as the circle or other figure.

n. - An instrument, formerly used for taking the sun's altitude, consisting of a brass ring suspended by a swivel, with a hole at one side through which a solar ray entering indicated the altitude on the graduated inner surface opposite.

n. - An elastic band partly or wholly encircling the spore cases of ferns. See Illust. of Sporangium.

n. - A clique; an exclusive combination of persons for a selfish purpose, as to control the market, distribute offices, obtain contracts, etc.

v. t. - To cause to sound, especially by striking, as a metallic body; as, to ring a bell.

v. t. - To make (a sound), as by ringing a bell; to sound.

v. t. - To repeat often, loudly, or earnestly.

v. i. - To sound, as a bell or other sonorous body, particularly a metallic one.

v. i. - To practice making music with bells.

v. i. - To sound loud; to resound; to be filled with a ringing or reverberating sound.

v. i. - To continue to sound or vibrate; to resound.

v. i. - To be filled with report or talk; as, the whole town rings with his fame.

v. t. - To surround with a ring, or as with a ring; to encircle.

v. t. - To make a ring around by cutting away the bark; to girdle; as, to ring branches or roots.

v. t. - To fit with a ring or with rings, as the fingers, or a swine's snout.

v. i. - To rise in the air spirally.

The word "ring" uses 4 letters: G I N R

Direct anagrams of ring:

girn grin

Words formed by adding one letter before or after ring, or to ring in any order:

a - garni grain nigra   b - bring   d - grind   e - reign renig   i - iring   o - giron groin   s - girns grins rings   u - ruing unrig   w - wring  

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gin in ng rig rin

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