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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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4 million, the phones at the studio were ringing off the hook Monday with movie exhibitors wanting to book the movie about a fictional Kazakh TV commentator.
He thought the phone would be ringing off the hook with opportunities pouring in.
The wheels began to wobble with a visit to the pub on Sunday morning (after church of course) and the next thing I remember was the mobile ringing off the hook with exultant mates saying Xenophon had lagged up doing handsprings.
Prioritising what's important in life can be easier said than done when the pile in your in-tray resembles the Leaning Tower of Piza and the phone is ringing off the hook.
At the American Council on Education, Jo Ann Robinson, director of corporate programs, says phones are ringing off the hook as certificate holders call to see if the certificates they hold have been evaluated for college credit.
We are going to send out some kind of notice," said Fink, adding that the phones are ringing off the hook with inquires.
Our phones have been ringing off the hook and we've purchased several homes within the first 3 weeks of opening in Atlanta.
Greig Thomson, of Salmo International, said: "Since the film came out, the phones have been ringing off the hook, with inquiries about fishing on the Dee, the Spey and other great Scottish rivers.
Then again, their obvious successes in winning pay-outs for people across the UK in "no win, no fee" personal injury cases could have their phones ringing off the hook.
The hard work starts now at Newlandsfield and already my phone's been ringing off the hook and I now realise what I have been missing for the last 12 months.
Paul, from Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary, said: "After we put out the appeal in the Mirror, our phone was ringing off the hook - we could have done with the help of a secretary.
Proposition 77 ought to have those alarms ringing off the hook.