Synonyms for (noun) ring

Synonyms: band, ring

Definition: a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)

Similar words: strip, slip

Definition: artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material


Synonyms: hoop, ring

Definition: a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling

Usage: there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

Similar words: band

Definition: a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)


Synonyms: ring, band

Definition: jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger

Usage: she had rings on every finger; he noted that she wore a wedding band

Similar words: jewellery, jewelry

Definition: an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)


Synonyms: ring

Definition: a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle

Similar words: platform

Definition: a raised horizontal surface

Usage: the speaker mounted the platform


Synonyms: ring

Definition: a characteristic sound

Usage: it has the ring of sincerity

Similar words: sound

Definition: the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause

Usage: the sound of rain on the roof; the beautiful sound of music


Synonyms: ring, ringing, tintinnabulation

Definition: the sound of a bell ringing

Usage: the distinctive ring of the church bell; the ringing of the telephone; the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells--E. A. Poe

Similar words: sound

Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event

Usage: the sound awakened them


Synonyms: gang, ring, mob, pack

Definition: an association of criminals

Usage: police tried to break up the gang; a pack of thieves

Similar words: association

Definition: a formal organization of people or groups of people

Usage: he joined the Modern Language Association


Synonyms: closed chain, ring

Definition: (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop

Similar words: chain, chemical chain

Definition: (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)


Synonyms: doughnut, anchor ring, annulus, halo, ring

Definition: a toroidal shape

Usage: a ring of ships in the harbor; a halo of smoke

Similar words: toroid

Definition: the doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus

Synonyms for (verb) ring

Synonyms: ring, phone, call, call up, telephone

Definition: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone

Usage: I tried to call you all night; Take two aspirin and call me in the morning

Similar words: telecommunicate

Definition: communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail


Synonyms: band, ring

Definition: attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify

Usage: ring birds; band the geese to observe their migratory patterns

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border

Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

Usage: The forest surrounds my property

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet

Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point


Synonyms: ring, peal

Definition: sound loudly and sonorously

Usage: the bells rang

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'


Synonyms: knell, ring

Definition: make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification

Usage: Ring the bells; My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church

Similar words: sound

Definition: cause to sound

Usage: sound the bell; sound a certain note


Synonyms: echo, resound, reverberate, ring

Definition: ring or echo with sound

Usage: the hall resounded with laughter

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'