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Definitions of ring:
  • noun:   jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
    Example: "She had rings on every finger"
  • noun:   a square platform marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle
  • noun:   a characteristic sound
    Example: "It has the ring of sincerity"
  • noun:   the sound of a bell ringing
    Example: "The distinctive ring of the church bell"
  • noun:   a toroidal shape
    Example: "A ring of ships in the harbor"
  • noun:   a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
  • noun:   a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
  • noun:   (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop
  • noun:   an association of criminals
  • verb:   sound loudly and sonorously
  • verb:   make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification
    Example: "Ring the bells"
  • verb:   attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
    Example: "Ring birds"
  • verb:   ring or echo with sound
  • verb:   get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
  • verb:   be around
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 16666 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2137)

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