What does ringing mean?

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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. Machiko Nakayama:

    If the phones stop ringing for a few minutes, we worry they're broken.

  2. Ugochukwu Michael:

    By the following morning, my phone started ringing - so many people were calling me.

  3. Bill Jeffress:

    I really ought to call Scooter Libby. I'm sure Scooter Libby phone is ringing off the hook.

  4. Armand Sprecher:

    With Ebola, people die quickly and dramatically - and that is what sets alarm bells ringing.

  5. Michelle Pope:

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

Images & Illustrations of ringing

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