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ring (n):
a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
ring (n):
a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
Samples
there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse
Related Word: hoop
ring (n):
jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
Samples
she had rings on every finger.
he noted that she wore a wedding band
ring (n):
a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle
ring (n):
a characteristic sound
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it has the ring of sincerity
ring (n):
the sound of a bell ringing
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the distinctive ring of the church bell.
the ringing of the telephone.
the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells

Related Words: ingtintinnabulation
ring (n):
an association of criminals
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police tried to break up the gang.
a pack of thieves

Related Words: gangmob
ring (n):
(chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop
Related Word: closed chain
ring (n):
a toroidal shape
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a ring of ships in the harbor.
a halo of smoke
ring (v):
get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
Samples
I tried to call you all night.
Take two aspirin and call me in the morning

Related Words: callphonetelephone
ring (v):
attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
Samples
ring birds.
band the geese to observe their migratory patterns
ring (v):
extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
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The forest surrounds my property
Related Words: bordersurround
ring (v):
sound loudly and sonorously
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the bells rang
Related Words: peal
ring (v):
make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification
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Ring the bells.
My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church

Related Words: knell
ring (v):
ring or echo with sound
Samples
the hall resounded with laughter
Related Words: echoresoundreverberate
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Once thief, always a thief

alışmış kudurmuştan beterdir.
Once thief, always a thief


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