ring (Noun) — A characteristic sound. ex. "it has the ring of sincerity"
ring (Noun) — A toroidal shape. ex. "a ring of ships in the harbour"
ring (Noun) — A rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling. ex. "there was still a rusty iron ring for tying a horse"
ring (Noun) — (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop.
ring (Noun) — An association of criminals. ex. "police tried to break up the ring"
ring (Noun) — The sound of a bell ringing. ex. "the distinctive ring of the church bell"
ring (Noun) — A platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle.
ring (Noun) — Jewellery consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger. ex. "she had rings on every finger"
ring (Noun) — A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
ring (Verb) — Sound loudly and sonorously. ex. "the bells rang"
ring (Verb) — Fill for a short time with sound and echoes. ex. "the hall rang with laughter"
ring (Verb) — Make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification. ex. "Ring the bells" ex. "My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church"
ring (Verb) — Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone. ex. "I tried to ring you all night"
ring (Verb) — Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle. ex. "The forest rings my property"
ring (Verb) — Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify. ex. "ring birds"