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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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. Jeff Halstead:

    Fort Worth residents were standing literally at the front door, they could see whether the door was kicked on or not. The lights were on, there was evidence that people were living there, there were toys, why they advanced to an extremely dark backyard area without at least ringing the doorbell or checking the entrance ? That's extremely concerning.

  2. Eric Attayi:

    We're usually a pretty slow, chill shop, now the phone doesn't stop ringing. My guys get overwhelmed and I totally get it.

  3. Sylvia Johnson:

    My cousin, being the nice, kind, welcoming person he is, he welcomed him to his congregation, welcomed him to the Bible study, and he sat there for an hour ... At the conclusion of the Bible study, they just heard just a ringing of a loud noise, and it was just awful from what I heard.

  4. Jackie Clark:

    The excessive amount [ of earwax ] can cause hearing loss or ringing in your ears. Some people experience vertigo, which increases the risk of falling, right now, we see some correlation between hearing loss and cognitive decline.

  5. Armand Sprecher:

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

Images & Illustrations of ringing

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