- make a clear resonant or vibrating sound；cause (a bell or alarm) to ring
- an act of causing a bell to sound, or the resonant sound caused by this；each of a series of resonant or vibrating sounds signaling an incoming telephone call.
verb: ring, 3rd person present: rings, gerund or present participle: ringing, past tense: rang, past participle: rung
- 1. make a clear resonant or vibrating sound a bell rang loudly his words rang in the clear air 同義詞
- ▪ cause (a bell or alarm) to ring he walked up to the door and rang the bell 同義詞
- ▪ (of a telephone) produce a series of resonant or vibrating sounds to signal an incoming call the phone rang again as I replaced it
- ▪ call for service or attention by sounding a bell he rang and rang until every last brother was awake Ruth, will you ring for some tea?
- ▪ sound (the hour, a peal, etc.) on a bell or bells a bell ringing the hour
- 2. British call by telephone I rang her this morning I tried to ring, but the lines to Moscow were engaged 同義詞
- 3. (of a person's ears) be filled with a continuous buzzing or humming sound, especially as the aftereffect of a blow or loud noise he yelled so loudly that my eardrums rang
- ▪ convey a specified impression or quality the author's honesty rings true
- 1. an act of causing a bell to sound, or the resonant sound caused by this there was a ring at the door 同義詞
- ▪ each of a series of resonant or vibrating sounds signaling an incoming telephone call.
- ▪ a telephone call I'd better give her a ring tomorrow 同義詞
- ▪ a loud clear sound or tone the ring of sledgehammers on metal
- ▪ a particular quality conveyed by something heard or expressed the song had a curious ring of nostalgia to it
- ▪ a set of bells, especially church bells.