give (someone) a ring

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of give (someone) a ring

chiefly British
: to make a telephone call to (someone)
  • I'll give you a ring tomorrow.

Word by Word Definitions

give play
  1. : to make a present of

  2. : to grant or bestow by formal action

  3. : to accord or yield to another

  1. : capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility

  2. : the ability of a material to bend or stretch

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

ring play
  1. : a circular band for holding, connecting, hanging, pulling, packing, or sealing

  2. : a circlet usually of precious metal worn especially on the finger

  3. : a circular line, figure, or object

  1. : to provide with a ring

  2. : to place or form a ring around : encircle

  3. : girdle

  1. : to sound resonantly or sonorously

  2. : to be filled with a reverberating sound : resound

  3. : to have the sensation of being filled with a humming sound

  1. : a set of bells

  2. : a clear resonant sound made by or resembling that made by vibrating metal

  3. : resonant tone : sonority


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