Textual thesaurus for "ring"

(noun) band

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

(noun) hoop

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

there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

(noun) band

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

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

(noun) ringing, tintinnabulation

the sound of a bell ringing

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

(noun) gang, mob, pack

an association of criminals

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

(noun) closed chain

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

(noun) doughnut, anchor ring, annulus, halo

a toroidal shape

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

(verb) phone, call, call up, telephone

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

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

(verb) band

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

ring birds; band the geese to observe their migratory patterns

(verb) skirt, environ, surround, border

extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

The forest surrounds my property

(verb) peal

sound loudly and sonorously

the bells rang

(verb) knell

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

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

(verb) echo, resound, reverberate

ring or echo with sound

the hall resounded with laughter