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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ring, ringing, tintinnabulationnoun

    the sound of a bell ringing

    "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe

  2. ringingnoun

    the giving of a ring as a token of engagement

  3. plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancynoun

    having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant


  1. ringingnoun

    The sound of ringing.

  2. ringingnoun

    The quality of being resonant.

  3. ringingnoun

    A technique used in the study of wild birds, by attaching a small, individually numbered, metal or plastic tag to their legs or wings.

  4. ringingadjective

    Loud and clear.

  5. ringingadjective

    Made forcefully; powerful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ringing

    of Ring

  2. Ringing

    of Ring

  3. Ringing

    a & n. from Ring, v

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ringing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3071

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ringing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ringing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Ringing in a Sentence

  1. Barry Pavel:

    We're talking about ringing the United States, with the exception of the Canadian border, where the Russian bombers don't need to go.

  2. Jodi Okun:

    My phone is ringing off the hook, the panic comes from a lot of families not understanding how financial aid works.

  3. Leify Porter:

    We saw cars on fire, and a lot of people seriously injured and deceased. We all, sort of, dropped to the ground. It was a huge impact, my ears are still ringing and I have a huge headache. Being on a sky bridge, everything shook beneath us.

  4. Michelle Pope:

    Ringing a bell was a way for me to make a little money to give my kids the Christmas they deserve.

  5. Marc Polymeropoulos:

    I have a terrible headache that never goes away, the loss of long-distance vision, tinnitus ringing in the ears.

Images & Illustrations of Ringing

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    given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
    • A. motile
    • B. bibulous
    • C. lank
    • D. lacerate

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