Ring Ring, v. i. 1. To sound, as a bell or other sonorous body, particularly a metallic one. [1913 Webster]

Now ringen trompes loud and clarion. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Why ring not out the bells? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To practice making music with bells. --Holder. [1913 Webster]

3. To sound loud; to resound; to be filled with a ringing or reverberating sound. [1913 Webster]

With sweeter notes each rising temple rung. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The hall with harp and carol rang. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

My ears still ring with noise. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

4. To continue to sound or vibrate; to resound. [1913 Webster]

The assertion is still ringing in our ears. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

5. To be filled with report or talk; as, the whole town rings with his fame. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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