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Definition 1: make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound - [verb of communication]

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

  • the kettle was singing
  • the bullet sang past his ear

Synonyms for sing in the sense of this definition

(sing is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Definition 2: divulge confidential information or secrets - [verb of communication]

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

  • Be careful--his secretary talks

Synonyms for sing in the sense of this definition

(sing is a kind of ...) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

"The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold" "The actress won't reveal how old she is" "bring out the truth" "he broke the news to her" "unwrap the evidence in the murder case" "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"

(sing has a similar meaning as ...) reveal information

"If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!" "The former employee spilled all the details"

Definition 3: to make melodious sounds - [verb of communication]

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

  • The nightingale was singing

(sing is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

(sing has a similar meaning as ...) deliver by singing

"Sing Christmas carols"

Definition 4: produce tones with the voice - [verb of creation]

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

  • She was singing while she was cooking
  • My brother sings very well

(sing is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

(... is a kind of sing ) deliver by singing

"Sing Christmas carols"

(... is a kind of sing ) sing or play in harmony

(... is a kind of sing ) sing in descant

(... is a kind of sing ) sing with a choir or an orchestra

"Every year the local orchestra and choir perform the `Messiah' and the audience is invited to sing along"

(... is a kind of sing ) sing or celebrate in psalms

"He psalms the works of God"

(... is a kind of sing ) celebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels

(... is a kind of sing ) sing using syllables like `do', `re' and `mi' to represent the tones of the scale

"The voice teacher showed the students how to solmizate"

(... is a kind of sing ) sing in modulation

(... is a kind of sing ) sing in a choir

(... is a kind of sing ) sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel

(... is a kind of sing ) sing a descant on a main tune or melody

(... is a kind of sing ) sing loudly and forcefully

(... is a kind of sing ) sing a note with the correct pitch

(... is a kind of sing ) sing loudly and without inhibition

(... is a kind of sing ) sing softly

(... is a kind of sing ) recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm

"The rabbi chanted a prayer"

(... is a kind of sing ) sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

"The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"

(... is a kind of sing ) sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below

(... is a kind of sing ) sing treble

(... is a kind of sing ) sing with closed lips

"She hummed a melody"

(sing belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

Definition 5: deliver by singing - [verb of creation]

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

  • Sing Christmas carols

(sing is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

(sing is a kind of ...) give an interpretation or rendition of

"The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"

(... is a kind of sing ) sing by the syllables of solmization

"solmizate a song before you learn the lyrics"

(... is a kind of sing ) sing the parts of (a round) in succession

(... is a kind of sing ) sing a hymn

(... is a kind of sing ) sing carols

"They went caroling on Christmas Day"

(... is a kind of sing ) sing madrigals

"The group was madrigaling beautifully"

(sing has a similar meaning as ...) to make melodious sounds

"The nightingale was singing"

(sing belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

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