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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
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say ringing in sign language?

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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. Judge Russell Wiseman:

    I hope the words you heard here from the people you hurt are ringing in your ears for the rest of your life, this community bids you goodbye.

  2. Marc Polymeropoulos:

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

  3. George Herbert:

    Lord, with what care hast Thou begirt us round! Parents first season us; then schoolmasters deliver us to laws; they send us bound to rules of reason, holy messengers, pulpits and Sundays, sorrow dogging sin, afflictions sorted, anguish of all sizes, fine nets and stratagems to catch us in, bibles laid open, millions of surprises, blessings beforehand, ties of gratefulness, the sound of glory ringing in our ears: without, our shame; within, our consciences; angels and grace, eternal hopes and fears. Yet all these fences and their whole array one cunning bosom-sin blows quite away.

  4. Dixon Police Chief Steven Howell:

    With shots ringing out in the hallways of Dixon High School, he charged towards the suspect and confronted him, head-on. Because of his heroic actions, countless lives were saved.

  5. Daniel Donovan:

    My phone never stopped ringing with expressions of enthusiastic support from elected officials, party leaders and residents.

Images & Illustrations of ringing

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