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’

SYNONYMS
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’

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

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

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
chime, ring out, chime out, toll, peal, knell
sound, clang, bong, clink, ding, jingle, tinkle

3‘I'll ring you tomorrow’

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

    ‘the whole cellar rang with laughter’


    SYNONYMS
    resound, reverberate, resonate, echo, re-echo
    vibrate, pulsate