Thesaurus

singing

verb
present participle of sing

Synonyms of singing

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

Synonyms for singing

Words Related to singing

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

Synonyms for singing

Words Related to singing

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

Synonyms for singing

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 for singing

Words Related to singing

Phrases Synonymous with singing

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about singing

Cite this Entry

“Singing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/singing. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on singing

Nglish: Translation of singing for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of singing for Arabic Speakers

Comments on singing

What made you want to look up singing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!