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Synonyms for ring

Synonyms for ring

a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

a length of line folded over and joined at the ends so as to form a curve or circle

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a group of individuals united in a common cause

an organized group of criminals, hoodlums, or wrongdoers

to encircle with or as if with a band

to give forth or cause to give forth a clear, resonant sound

to communicate with (someone) by telephone

a telephone communication

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a characteristic sound

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

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

the sound of a bell ringing

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

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

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

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sound loudly and sonorously

ring or echo with sound

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

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

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

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Jane Hattatt, head of Lordswood Girls' School, Birmingham, said she could not understand why some of her school's report did not ring true.
On the path to redemption, each is faced with obstacles that may seem implausible yet will ring true with many die-hard shoppers.
Of course, Steinbach's version may not ring true to many of the period's active participants.
his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy; and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette--his father's words ring true.
This statement could easily have come from the keyboard of some well-heeled, latter-day information management pundit; Wells' astute observations still ring true some 60 years later.
Lena's relationship with her sister and her crush on best pal Marie ring true, as do the stories she tells herself in times of despair.
There's something about the way writers portray the region that doesn't quite ring true.
Cameron, the privileged son of wealthy parents, can pretend that he champions ordinary kids, but it doesn't ring true.
The amnesia portion of the story doesn't quite ring true, when she can quote Anne Frank but asks her grandmother what a concentration camp is.
But for the most part, Jensen's depictions of sometimes savage border-country conduct and the tenuous relationship between settlers and Indians ring true.