Synonyms of ring in English

: ring1ring2

ring1


See definition of ring

noun

1‘a ring round the moon means rain’

SYNONYMS

circle, circlet, band, round, loop, hoop, circuit, halo, disc

2‘she wasn't wearing a ring’

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wedding ring, band of gold, marriage token

3‘a circus ring’

SYNONYMS

arena, enclosure, area, field, ground, platform

amphitheatre, colosseum, stadium

4‘a ring of onlookers forms around them’

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circle, group, knot, cluster, bunch, band, gathering, throng, crowd, flock, assemblage, mob, pack

5‘a large spy ring existed right under their noses’

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gang, syndicate, cartel, mob, band, organization, confederation, confederacy, federation, union, association, circle, society, combine, consortium, alliance, league, cabal, cell, coterie, crew, junta


verb

1‘riot police ringed the building’

SYNONYMS

circle, encircle, circumscribe, encompass, loop, gird, girdle, enclose, surround, embrace, form a ring round, go around, hem in, fence in, confine, seal off


Synonyms of ring in English

: ring1ring2

ring2


See definition of ring

verb

1‘the vicar arranged to ring the church bells’

SYNONYMS

toll, sound, strike, peal

press, set off

rare tintinnabulate

2‘church bells rang all day’

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chime, ring out, chime out, toll, peal, knell

sound, clang, bong, clink, ding, jingle, tinkle

3‘the whole cellar rang with laughter’

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resound, reverberate, resonate, echo, re-echo

vibrate, pulsate

4‘I'll ring you tomorrow’

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telephone, phone, call, call up, ring up, give someone a ring, give someone a call, get someone on the phone, get on the phone to, get, reach, dial, make/place a call, make a call to, place a call to

informal buzz, give someone a buzz

British informal bell, give someone a bell, give someone a tinkle, get on the blower to

North American informal get someone on the horn


noun

1‘there was the sharp ring of a bell from the gate’

SYNONYMS

ringing, chime, carillon, toll, tolling, peal, knell

sound, sounding, clang, clanging, clink, clinking, ding, dinging, jingle, jingling, tinkle, tinkling

archaic tocsin

rare tintinnabulation

2‘I'll give Chris a ring’

SYNONYMS

call, telephone call, phone call

informal buzz

British informal bell, tinkle


Phrases

    ring something in

      ‘the bells were beginning to ring in the new year’

      SYNONYMS

      herald, signal, announce, proclaim, usher in, introduce, launch, celebrate, mark, signify, indicate, give notice of

      literary

      betoken, harbinger, knell