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ring

Part of speech: Noun

The sound made by a bell or by metals made to vibrate; a circle; a hoop or circular band; a small hoop of gold, etc., worn as an ornament, usually on the finger or attached to the ear; a space set off for contests or displays; as, a circus ring; a race course; a combination of men, usually for a selfish aim or purpose; as, a political ring.

Part of speech: Verb

To sound, as a bell when struck; to sound loudly and clearly; as, his voice rang out; resound; as, the woods ring with song; to cause a bell to sound; as, to ring for a maid; to be filled with report or talk; as, the whole town rings with his fame.

Part of speech: Verb

To cause to sound, as metal when struck; to produce ( a sound), as by striking a bell; as, ring the alarm; proclaim aloud or abroad; as, ring in the year; to put a ring around; encircle; to fit or decorate with a ring.

Part of speech: Past tense

Rang.

Part of speech: Participle

Rung.

Part of speech: Participle

Ringing.

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