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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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The Conservative also denied that Tesco was running rings round Kirklees.
Sinbad has been cursed by illness and injury since bursting onto the international scene and running rings round Jonah Lomu at Twickenham five years ago.
Jordan, eight, Ellie, seven, twins Zac and Toby, five, Hannah, three, and two-year-old Joshua are running rings round parents Brian and Lisa.
The Celtic-mad starlet was picked after running rings round the boys during training sessions.
Mr Sheridan said around 3,000 gangmasters were running rings round the authorities.
WEE Jinky' was fearless in dribbling the ball around opponents' legs and running rings round players.
Michael Bell's Saturn earned a 33-1 quote for next year's Vodafone Derby when running rings round his opponents in the Haynes, Hanson And Clark Stakes.
Whatever caused these mystery circles, I can tell you it was not the team running rings round the opposition.