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verb as in encircle

verb as in chime; make bell-like noise

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Shortly after he received a call from the Washington Commanders on April 30 and learned they had selected him in the fourth round of the NFL draft, Percy Butler’s phone rang again.

When it was approved, church bells rang, Salk became a national hero, and relieved parents lined up around the block to get shots for their kids.

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Seconds after the bell rang, however, Kenya’s Edinah Jebitok lost her footing and fell directly in front of Hassan, who promptly crashed to the track herself.

One morning toward the end of July, Glenda’s cellphone rang.

Fritsch walked past a turnstile that rang chimes to announce visitors.

Gunshots rang out in Paris this morning on a second day of deadly violence that has stunned the French capital.

“Nothing else to do” was the most common response for why people chose to go to The Ball, though that rang a little false to me.

According to the friend, Brinsley rang his ex-girlfriend, an Air Force reservist named Shaneka Thompson, to no avail.

A shot rang out as Brinsley took his own life, sprawling with the gun at his side.

On the second floor I rang a buzzer at the door of the detective bureau.

All changes are to be Rang either by walking them (as the term is) or else Whole-pulls, or Half-pulls.

This Peal (by the Rules aforesaid) may be Rang with any whole hunt, half hunt, and quarter hunt.

Out of the darkening sky rang the twanging call of a night-hawk, and the cluck of a dozing hen sounded from the foliage overhead.

But Canon Drivel's daughter did not deign to answer, she merely rang for prayers.

The eyes of the huge brute opened instantly, and he had half risen before the loud report of the gun rang through the thicket.


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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rang, such as: circle, enclose, surround, girdle, gird, and rim.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.