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Definition 1: having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for ringing in the sense of this definition

(ringing is a kind of ...) (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

"the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely" "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"

Definition 2: the giving of a ring as a token of engagement - [noun denoting communication]

(ringing is a kind of ...) a mutual promise to marry

Definition 3: the sound of a bell ringing - [noun denoting event]

Samples where ringing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for ringing in the sense of this definition

(ringing is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

(... is a kind of ringing ) the sound of someone playing a set of bells

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