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sing

verb

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1 to produce musical sounds with the voice
  • it's relatively rare to find actors who can also sing well

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2 to utter in musical or drawn out tones
  • the cantor sang the prayers before the entire congregation

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3 to utter one's distinctive animal sound
  • I can hear a bird singing in the distance

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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

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sing

noun

Synonyms of sing (Entry 2 of 2)

as in jam, ceilidh

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The first known use of sing was before the 12th century

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“Sing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sing. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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