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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ring, ringing, tintinnabulation(noun)

    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. ringing(noun)

    the giving of a ring as a token of engagement

  3. plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancy(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. ringing(Noun)

    The sound of ringing.

  2. ringing(Noun)

    The quality of being resonant.

  3. ringing(Noun)

    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. ringing(Adjective)

    Loud and clear.

  5. ringing(Adjective)

    Made forcefully; powerful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ringing

    of Ring

  2. Ringing

    of Ring

  3. Ringing

    a & n. from Ring, v

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce ringing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say ringing in sign language?

  1. ringing

Numerology

  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. Philip Breedlove:

    We should make any changes on our troop structure based on conditions on the ground, not on schedules, other nations are already ringing in that they are committed.

  2. Wesley Wickenheiser:

    The phones are ringing, anywhere from smaller clients from around the country to those with many many thousands of retirees.

  3. Dan Jennings:

    They’re one of the best locations for us in the St. Louis region, our hope is that as people find out we’re not in front of Schnucks stores this year, hopefully people will be generous at the spots where we will be ringing.

  4. Andrei Zheleznyakov:

    Circles appeared before my eyes : red and orange. A ringing in my ears. I caught my breath. And a sense of fear : like something was about to happen. I sat down on a chair and told the guys,' It's got me,'.

  5. Vedran Corluka:

    All the time, each phone ringing and everybody calling to say, 'buy to us ticket, buy to us ticket'.

Images & Illustrations of ringing

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