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noun as in circle; circular object

noun as in chime, bell-like noise

verb as in encircle

verb as in chime; make bell-like noise

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Example Sentences

The aurora ring is more than 20,000 miles wide, about three times the diameter of Earth.

The very ring on my finger reflects how this country can change.

Where those three flames meet, a stoichiometric flame forms, making a bright blue ring.

Subtracting the one stack with no rings on it meant there were 31 unique stacks.

The stomach’s clues, such as the twig growth rings, suggest the dino’s last supper took place at the start of the growing season.

A lot of people ring in the New Year with vows to lose weight and exercise.

These brave souls took an icy dip in the ocean to ring in 2015 and raise money for charity.

Some things never change as we wring out the old year and ring in the new one.

What was this human being fighting for everywhere but inside a ring?

They opened for acts like Elliott Smith, Sloan, and Promise Ring.

When Yima pressed the earth with this ring, the genius of the Earth, Aramaîti, responded to his wish and order.

I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.

I desired the captain would please to accept this ring in return of his civilities, which he absolutely refused.

Whoever succeeded in getting the ring on his stick won the game, and carried the prize home as a sign of victory.

I remember feeling in his pocket for the ring, and as I did so, I felt a hand grasp mine for a moment.


On this page you'll find 242 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ring, such as: arena, band, round, brim, circlet, and circuit.

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