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ring

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ring

  1. 1 a group involved in secret or criminal activities <a ring of counterfeiters passing phony $20 bills> Synonyms cabal, conspiracy, crew, gang, Mafia, mob, syndicate Related Words bunch, circle, clan, clique, coterie, coven, crowd, galère, lot, network, pack, set; junta, oligarchy

  2. 2 a circular strip <a metal ring encircled the barrel> Synonyms band, circle, eye, hoop, loop, round Related Words belt, cincture, collar, girdle; wreath; annulet, becket, coil, curl, furl, hank, spiral, spire, twirl, whorl

  3. 3 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially <a gaming ring that meets once a week to play> Synonyms body, bunch, circle, clan, clique, community, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, pack, ring, setRelated Words charmed circle, elite, in-group; closed shop; club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society; camp, faction, sect, side, tribe; mess, squad; brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority; commune; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, unionNear Antonyms loner; individualist

  4. 4 something with a perfectly round circumference <the coffee cup left a ring on the table> Synonyms cirque, ring, round, roundelRelated Words circlet, ringlet; ellipse, loop, oval; ball, globe, orb, sphere




ring

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ring

  1. a communication by telephone <give me a ring when you're ready to go> Synonyms buzz, ringRelated Words callback, cold call, conference call, message, toll call, voice mail




ring

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ring

  1. 1 to form a circle around <tall cypress trees ringing the park> Synonyms circle, compass, embrace, encircle, enclose (also inclose), encompass, environ, gird, girdle, ring, wreatheRelated Words circumscribe, close in, cordon (off), fence (in), hem (in), wall; beset, besiege, entrench (also intrench), invest, swarm

  2. 2 to travel completely around <the line of season ticket buyers ringed the block> Synonyms circle, circuit, circumnavigate, circumvent, compass, girdle, orbit, ring, roundRelated Words circumambulate, cross, perambulate, traverse




ring

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ring

  1. to make the clear sound heard when metal vibrates <I didn't hear the doorbell ring> Synonyms bong, chime, knell, peal, toll Related Words chink, clang, clank, clash, clink, ding, ding-dong, gong, jangle, jingle, ping, plink, plunk (or plonk), tang, tingle, tinkle; echo, resonate, resound, reverberate




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