sing


sing

verb

Definition of SING

1
to produce musical sounds with the voice <it's relatively rare to find actors who can also sing well>
2
to utter in musical or drawn out tones <the cantor sang the prayers before the entire congregation>
Synonyms intonate, intone, sing
Related Words bellow, belt, roar; chime, chorus
3
to utter one's distinctive animal sound <I can hear a bird singing in the distance>
Synonyms call, sing
4
to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities <once he saw the kind of jail time he was facing, the suspect was singing loud and clear to the police>
Synonyms fink, grass (on) [British slang], inform, rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, talk, tell (on)

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