ring in

Definition of ring in

  1. 1 :  to celebrate the beginning of (something, such as a new year) <How did you ring in the new millennium?> <We're going to New York to ring in the New Year.>

  2. 2 chiefly British :  to make a telephone call to a place (such as the place where one works) <She was feeling too ill to go to the office yesterday so she rang in sick.>

  3. 3 :  to make a telephone call to a radio or television program <Thousands of people rang in to make a donation.>

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

    :  a circular line, figure, or object

  1. :  to provide with a ring

    :  to place or form a ring around :  encircle

    :  girdle

  1. :  to sound resonantly or sonorously

    :  to be filled with a reverberating sound :  resound

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

  1. :  a set of bells

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

    :  resonant tone :  sonority

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