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rings

noun (1)
plural of ring

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(Entry 1 of 4)

1 a group involved in secret or criminal activities
  • a ring of counterfeiters passing phony $20 bills

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2 a circular strip
  • a metal ring encircled the barrel

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3 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially
  • a gaming ring that meets once a week to play

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4 something with a perfectly round circumference
  • the coffee cup left a ring on the table

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rings

noun (2)
plural of ring

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a communication by telephone
  • give me a ring when you're ready to go

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rings

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of ring

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1 to form a circle around
  • tall cypress trees ringing the park

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2 to travel completely around
  • the line of season ticket buyers ringed the block

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rings

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of ring

Synonyms of rings (Entry 4 of 4)

to make the clear sound heard when metal vibrates
  • I didn't hear the doorbell ring

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“Rings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rings. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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