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Another word for ring

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Noun
  1. A closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

      1. A sphere or spherical object.
      2. A celestial body, such as the sun or moon.
      3. The earth.
      1. A solid disk or a rigid circular ring connected by spokes to a hub, designed to turn around an axle passed through the center.
      2. The steering device on a vehicle.
      3. A potter's wheel.
      1. A circular or spiral motion or form, especially a circular ocean current.
      2. To whirl.
      1. A thin, flat, circular object or plate.
      2. Something resembling such an object:
      3. The disk used in a disc brake.
      1. A closed, usually circular line that goes around an object or area.
      2. The region enclosed by such a line.
      3. A path or route the complete traversal of which without local change of direction requires returning to the starting point.
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
  2. A length of line folded over and joined at the ends so as to form a curve or circle

      1. A length of line, thread, ribbon, or other thin material that is curved or doubled over making an opening.
      2. The opening formed by such a doubled line.
      3. Something having a shape, order, or path of motion that is circular or curved over on itself.
      1. An organ of vision or of light sensitivity.
      2. Either of a pair of hollow structures located in bony sockets of the skull, functioning together or independently, each having a lens capable of focusing incident light on an internal photosensitive retina from which nerve impulses are sent to the brain; the vertebrate organ of vision.
      3. The external, visible portion of this organ together with its associated structures, especially the eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows.
  3. A group of individuals united in a common cause

      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. A group of persons forming a cohesive, usually contentious minority within a larger group.
      2. Conflict within an organization or nation; internal dissension:
      1. To bring into a state of unity; make united:
      2. To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.
      3. To have, exhibit, or involve in combination:
      1. The act of combining or the state of being combined.
      2. The result of combining.
      3. An alliance of persons or parties for a common purpose; an association.
      1. An alliance, especially a temporary one, of people, factions, parties, or nations.
      2. A combination into one body; a union.
      3. A long-term cooperative alliance among a small number of male lions or cheetahs, especially to gain access to females or territory.
      1. A combination of independent business organizations formed to regulate production, pricing, and marketing of goods by the members.
      2. An official agreement between governments at war, especially one concerning the exchange of prisoners.
      3. A group of parties, factions, or nations united in a common cause; a bloc.
      1. A group of nations, parties, or persons united for common action:
      2. An often bipartisan coalition of legislators acting together for a common purpose or interest:
  4. An organized group of criminals, hoodlums, or wrongdoers

      1. A large and often disorderly crowd.
      2. The mass of common people; the populace.
      3. A criminal organization, especially the Mafia operating in the United States.
      1. A collection of items tied up or wrapped; a bundle.
      2. A container made to be carried on the body of a person or animal.
      3. The amount, as of food, that is processed and packaged at one time or in one season.
      1. A group of criminals or hoodlums who band together for mutual protection and profit.
      2. A group of adolescents who band together, especially a group of delinquents.
      3. A group of people who associate regularly on a social basis:
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
  5. A telephone communication

      1. To say in a loud voice; announce:
      2. To demand or ask for the presence of:
      3. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
      1. To make a low droning or vibrating sound like that of a bee.
      2. To talk, often excitedly, in low tones.
      3. To be abuzz; hum:
Verb
  1. To encircle with or as if with a band

      1. To gird.
      2. To secure with a girth.
      3. To measure the girth of.
      1. A belt or sash worn around the waist.
      2. Something that encircles like a belt.
      3. An elasticized, flexible undergarment worn over the waist and hips to give the body a more slender appearance.
      1. To encircle (a person or the part of the body) with a belt or band.
      2. To fasten or secure (clothing, for example) with a belt or band.
      3. To surround.
      1. To encircle or surround with or as if with a girdle.
      1. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
      2. To enclose; envelop:
      3. To have as part of something larger; include:
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. The act of encircling or encompassing.
      2. Something that encircles or surrounds.
      3. A belt or sash, especially one worn with an ecclesiastical vestment or the habit of a monk or nun.
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. To encircle with or as if with a band.
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
  2. To shut in on all sides

      1. To extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle:
      2. To enclose or confine on all sides so as to bar escape or outside communication:
      3. Something, such as fencing or a border, that surrounds:
      1. An edge or border on a piece of cloth, especially a finished edge, as for a garment or curtain, made by folding an edge under and stitching it down.
      2. The height or level of the bottom edge of a skirt, dress, or coat; a hemline.
      3. To fold back and stitch down the edge of.
      1. A row of closely planted shrubs or low-growing trees forming a fence or boundary.
      2. A line of people or objects forming a barrier:
      3. A means of protection or defense, especially against financial loss:
      1. A belt or sash worn around the waist.
      2. Something that encircles like a belt.
      3. An elasticized, flexible undergarment worn over the waist and hips to give the body a more slender appearance.
      1. To encircle (a person or the part of the body) with a belt or band.
      2. To fasten or secure (clothing, for example) with a belt or band.
      3. To surround.
      1. To encircle; surround:
      1. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
      2. To enclose; envelop:
      3. To have as part of something larger; include:
      1. To form a circle around; surround:
      2. To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
      1. To attack from all sides.
      2. To trouble persistently; harass.
      3. To hem in; surround:
      1. To encircle with or as if with a band.
  3. To give forth or cause to give forth a clear, resonant sound

      1. A fixed charge or tax for a privilege, especially for passage across a bridge or along a road.
      2. A charge for a service, such as a telephone call to another country.
      3. An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property:
      1. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
      2. To inflict (a blow).
      3. To penetrate or pierce:
      1. A ringing of a set of bells, especially a change or set of changes rung on bells.
      2. A set of bells tuned to each other; a chime.
      3. A loud burst of noise:
      1. To ring slowly and solemnly, especially for a funeral; toll.
      2. To give forth a mournful or ominous sound.
      3. To signal, summon, or proclaim by tolling.
      1. An apparatus for striking a bell or set of bells to produce a musical sound.
      2. A set of tuned bells used as an orchestral instrument.
      3. A single bell, as in the mechanism of a clock.
      1. A deep ringing sound, as of a bell.
      2. To cause to sound with a deep ringing noise.
      3. To make a deep ringing noise.
  4. To communicate with (someone) by telephone

      1. A telephone.
      2. To make or try to make a telephone connection with; place a call to.
      3. To dial (a specific number):
      1. A graduated surface or face on which a measurement, such as speed, is indicated by a moving needle or pointer.
      2. The face of a clock.
      3. A sundial.
      1. An instrument that converts voice and other sound signals into a form that can be transmitted to remote locations and that receives and reconverts waves into sound signals.
      2. To make or try to make a telephone connection with; place a call to:
      3. To dial (a telephone number).
      1. To say in a loud voice; announce:
      2. To demand or ask for the presence of:
      3. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
      1. To make a low droning or vibrating sound like that of a bee.
      2. To talk, often excitedly, in low tones.
      3. To be abuzz; hum:

Another word for ring

Noun
  1. A circle

      1. One of the rings or loops forming a chain.
      2. A unit in a connected series of units:
      3. A unit in a transportation or communications system.
      1. A small circle, especially a circular ornament.
      1. A circular band of metal or wood put around a cask or barrel to bind the staves together.
      2. A large wooden, plastic, or metal ring, especially one used as a plaything or for trained animals to jump through.
      3. One of the lightweight circular supports for a hoop skirt.
      1. A length of line, thread, ribbon, or other thin material that is curved or doubled over making an opening.
      2. The opening formed by such a doubled line.
      3. Something having a shape, order, or path of motion that is circular or curved over on itself.
  2. A circular band of metal

      1. The part of a garment that encircles the neck, especially when raised or folded.
      2. A tight-fitting necklace.
      3. A restraining or identifying band of leather, metal, or plastic put around the neck of an animal.
      1. A small circle, especially a circular ornament.
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
      1. A circular band of metal or wood put around a cask or barrel to bind the staves together.
      2. A large wooden, plastic, or metal ring, especially one used as a plaything or for trained animals to jump through.
      3. One of the lightweight circular supports for a hoop skirt.
  3. A close association, often corrupt

      1. Material made of drawn-out, twisted fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing.
      2. A strand or cord of such material.
      3. A cord stretched on an instrument and struck, plucked, or bowed to produce tones.
      1. A large and often disorderly crowd.
      2. The mass of common people; the populace.
      3. A criminal organization, especially the Mafia operating in the United States.
      1. A device consisting of an oval or circular frame with a tight interlaced network of strings and a handle, used to strike a ball or shuttlecock in various games.
      2. A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
      3. A snowshoe.
      1. To seize, hold, or manipulate with tongs.
      1. A union of persons, parties, or states; a league.
      2. The persons, parties, or states joined in such a union.
      3. The Confederate States of America.
      1. An association of people or firms formed to promote a common interest or carry out a business enterprise.
      2. A loose affiliation of gangsters in control of organized criminal activities.
      3. An agency that sells articles, features, or photographs for publication in a number of newspapers or periodicals simultaneously.
      1. Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
      2. The condition and resulting obligation of having confidence placed in one:
      3. One in which confidence is placed.
      1. A small body of still water.
      2. An accumulation of standing liquid; a puddle:
      3. A deep or still place in a stream.
      1. The position at which two lines, surfaces, or edges meet and form an angle:
      2. The area enclosed or bounded by an angle formed in this manner:
      3. The place where two roads or streets join or intersect.
      1. A combination of independent business organizations formed to regulate production, pricing, and marketing of goods by the members.
      2. An official agreement between governments at war, especially one concerning the exchange of prisoners.
      3. A group of parties, factions, or nations united in a common cause; a bloc.
      1. Exclusive control by one group of the means of producing or selling a commodity or service:
      2. A company, group, or individual having exclusive control over a commercial activity.
      3. A commodity or service so controlled.
      1. A small exclusive group of friends or associates.
      2. To form, associate in, or act as a clique.
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
      1. A group of criminals or hoodlums who band together for mutual protection and profit.
      2. A group of adolescents who band together, especially a group of delinquents.
      3. A group of people who associate regularly on a social basis:
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. A group of persons forming a cohesive, usually contentious minority within a larger group.
      2. Conflict within an organization or nation; internal dissension:
      1. A group of nations, parties, or persons united for common action:
      2. An often bipartisan coalition of legislators acting together for a common purpose or interest:
      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. To bring into a state of unity; make united:
      2. To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.
      3. To have, exhibit, or involve in combination:
      1. A group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power.
      2. A council or small legislative body in a government, especially in Central or South America.
      1. A conspiratorial group of plotters or intriguers:
      2. A secret scheme or plot.
      3. To form a cabal; conspire.
  4. Pugilism

  5. The area roped for a fight

      1. Any of numerous clear to translucent yellow or brown, solid or semisolid, viscous substances of plant origin, such as copal, rosin, and amber, used principally in lacquers, varnishes, inks, adhesives, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. Resins are usually insoluble in water.
      2. Any of numerous physically similar polymerized synthetics or chemically modified natural resins including thermoplastic materials such as polyvinyl, polystyrene, and polyethylene and thermosetting materials such as polyesters, epoxies, and silicones that are used with fillers, stabilizers, pigments, and other components to form plastics.
      3. To treat or rub with resin.
      1. A plane figure having four equal sides.
      2. Something having an equal-sided rectangular form:
      3. A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles.
      1. (law) Puerto Rico, as used in case citations.
      1. plural form of rope
      2. third-person singular simple present indicative form of rope
      1. A heavy, coarse, closely woven fabric of cotton, hemp, or flax, traditionally used for tents and sails.
      2. A piece of such fabric on which a painting, especially an oil painting, is executed.
      3. A painting executed on such fabric.
      1. A space, usually square, with elastic ropes around the edge, in which a boxing match is contested.
      1. A platform enclosed by ropes on which contending boxers meet.
      2. Professional boxing.
      1. An enclosed area for the presentation of sports events and spectacles.
      2. A building housing such an area.
      3. A place or scene where forces contend or events unfold:
  6. A ringing sound

Verb
  1. To encircle

      1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
      2. To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
      3. To restrict in movement:
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. To encircle (a person or the part of the body) with a belt or band.
      2. To fasten or secure (clothing, for example) with a belt or band.
      3. To surround.
      1. A length of line, thread, ribbon, or other thin material that is curved or doubled over making an opening.
      2. The opening formed by such a doubled line.
      3. Something having a shape, order, or path of motion that is circular or curved over on itself.
      1. To surround on all sides; close in:
      2. To fence in so as to prevent common use:
      3. To build or equip with a roof and walls:
      1. A belt or sash worn around the waist.
      2. Something that encircles like a belt.
      3. An elasticized, flexible undergarment worn over the waist and hips to give the body a more slender appearance.
      1. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
      2. To enclose; envelop:
      3. To have as part of something larger; include:
      1. To extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle:
      2. To enclose or confine on all sides so as to bar escape or outside communication:
      3. Something, such as fencing or a border, that surrounds:
      1. an edge, border, or margin, esp. of something circular; often, a raised or projecting edge or border
      2. the outer, circular part of a wheel
      3. the metal flange surrounding the wheel of an automotive vehicle, on which the tire is mounted
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
  2. To cause to sound

      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
      1. To make a low droning or vibrating sound like that of a bee.
      2. To talk, often excitedly, in low tones.
      3. To be abuzz; hum:
      1. A tool for circular or other piercing:
      2. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
      3. A tool for stamping a design on a surface.
      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
      2. To inflict (a blow).
      3. To penetrate or pierce:
      1. A fixed charge or tax for a privilege, especially for passage across a bridge or along a road.
      2. A charge for a service, such as a telephone call to another country.
      3. An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property:
      1. To strike repeatedly.
      2. To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
      3. To punish by hitting or whipping; flog.
      1. A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
      2. A sudden loud blow or bump.
      3. A sudden burst of action:
      1. A loud, resonant, metallic sound.
      2. The strident call of a crane or goose.
      3. To make or cause to make a clang.
      1. To strike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound, as in applauding.
      2. To come together suddenly with a sharp sound.
      3. To strike together with a sharp sound, as one hard surface on another:
  3. To give forth sound by ringing