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Princeton's WordNet

  1. singing, vocalizing(noun)

    the act of singing vocal music

  2. tattle, singing, telling(adj)

    disclosing information or giving evidence about another

  3. cantabile, singing(adj)

    smooth and flowing

Wiktionary

  1. singing(Noun)

    The act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing.

  2. singing(Noun)

    Disclosing information, or giving evidence about another.

  3. singing(Noun)

    A gathering for the purpose of singing shape note songs.

  4. singing(Adjective)

    Smooth and flowing.

  5. singing(Adjective)

    Producing a whistling sound due to the escape of steam.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Singing

    of Sing

  2. Singing

    a. & n. from Sing, v

Freebase

  1. Singing

    Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm. One who sings is called a singer or vocalist. Singers perform music that can be sung either with or without accompaniment by musical instruments. Singing is often done in a group of other musicians, such as in a choir of singers with different voice ranges, or in an ensemble with instrumentalists, such as a rock group or baroque ensemble. In many respects human song is a form of sustained speech, nearly anyone able to speak can also sing. Singing can be formal or informal, arranged or improvised. It may be done for pleasure, comfort, ritual, education, or profit. Excellence in singing may require time, dedication, instruction, and regular practice. If practice is done on a regular basis then the sounds are said to be more clear and strong. Professional singers usually build their careers around one specific musical genre, such as classical or rock. They typically take voice training provided by voice teachers or vocal coaches throughout their careers.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. singing

    The chaunt by which the leadsman in the chains proclaims his soundings at each cast:-- "To heave the lead the seaman sprung, And to the pilot cheerly sung, By the deep--nine."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'singing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4633

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'singing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2202

How to pronounce singing?

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

How to say singing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of singing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of singing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of singing in a Sentence

  1. Sheena Melwani:

    I think one of the most important things that has come out of all of this is much larger than just videos of a girl singing and being hilariously interrupted, the joy that these videos have brought people is the true gift. You can see many comments from people all over the world saying how much they enjoy them and how much their families are bonding over the laughter and music.

  2. Jessica Crance:

    We saw the whale that was singing.

  3. Topias Uusipere:

    The car does not move without singing.

  4. Emily Blunt:

    A Spoonful of Sugar. the singing was the most beautiful, slow-burn collaboration. I was approached for this in 2015 and we didn't start shooting until 2017. So we really had about a year to work on it and the songs were so familiar to me in my bones by the time we even started rehearsing and prerecording them.

  5. Sonny Parsons:

    We will undo the sorrow and depression people experience, if the singing group will have a chance to go to Japan, we will help you forget the typhoon.

Images & Illustrations of singing

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