(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. encircle, girdle, environ, encompass, hem in; toll, chime, clang, peal, tinkle; resound, reverberate, reecho. See sound. —n. circlet, circle, annulet, hoop, signet, girdle; machine, gang, clique; arena;ringing, peal, chime. See party, circularity.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A circle]
Syn. loop, hoop, circlet, link; see circle 1 , rim .
2. [A circular band of metal]
Syn. hoop, band, circlet, collar; see bracelet , Jewelry .
Types of rings include: wedding, engagement, diamond, graduation, class, guard, signet, organization, umbrella, finger, pinkie, ankle, nose, key, harness, napkin, bracelet, earring, ear drop.
3. [A close association, often corrupt]
Syn. cabal, junta, combine, party, bloc, faction, group, gang, band, clique, monopoly, cartel, corner, pool, trust, syndicate, confederacy, tong, racket*, mob*, string*; see also organization 3 .
4. [Pugilism]
Syn. prizefighting, boxing, fighting, professional fighting, prize ring, boxing game*, fistic sport*, fight racket*; see also boxing , sport 3 .
5. [The area roped for a fight]
Syn. arena, prize ring, boxing ring, canvas, ropes*, battle box*, P. R.*, square*, resin*.
6. [A ringing sound]
Syn. chime, peal, toll, knell, tinkle, clang, jingle, tintinnabulation, jangle, ding-dong; see also noise 1 .
give someone a ring*,
Syn. call, call up, phone, speak to; see telephone .
run rings around*,
Syn. excel, outdo, surpass, overtake; see exceed .
1. [To encircle]
Syn. circle, rim, surround, encompass, girdle, enclose, move around, loop, gird, belt, confine, hem in; see also circle , surround 1 .
2. [To cause to sound]
Syn. clap, clang, bang, beat, toll, strike, pull, punch, buzz, play, sound the brass*; see also sound 1 .
3. [To give forth sound by ringing]
Syn. resound, reverberate, peal, chime, toll, knell, tinkle, jingle, jangle, vibrate, chime, clang, bong, ding, tintinnabulate; see also sound 1 .
4. [To call by ringing]
Syn. summon, call out, ring up, buzz for, press the buzzer, give a ring.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. circle band, loop, hoop, orbit.
finger jewelry band, wedding band.arena rink, circus ring, bowl, coliseum.group or gang mob, band, circle, party, bloc, association, bunch, syndicate, outfit, coterie, clan.
5. clang ding, chime, reverberation, knell, peal, tintinnabulation, tinkle, toll, jingle.
1. clang ding, dong, bong, chime, reverberate, knell, peal, tintinnabulate, tinkle, toll, jingle, sound, vibrate, resonate.
2. announce herald, signal, trumpet, broadcast.
3. circle loop, orbit, encircle, circumscribe, encompass, surround, go around, gird.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To encircle with or as if with a band: band1, begird, belt, cincture, compass, encompass, engirdle, gird, girdle, girt. Archaic: engird. See EDGE. 2. To shut in on all sides: begird, beset, circle, compass, encircle, encompass, environ, gird, girdle, hedge, hem, surround. See OPEN. II noun A telephone communication: buzz, call. See WORDS.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this: band1, circle, circuit, disk, gyre, wheel. Archaic: orb. See GEOMETRY. 2. A length of line folded over and joined at the ends so as to form a curve or circle: eye, loop. See STRAIGHT. 3. A group of individuals united in a common cause: bloc, cartel, coalition, combination, combine, faction, party. See GROUP. 4. An organized group of criminals, hoodlums, or wrongdoers: band2, gang, pack. Informal: mob. See GROUP.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To give forth or cause to give forth a clear, resonant sound: bong, chime, knell, peal, strike, toll2. See SOUNDS. 2. To communicate with (someone) by telephone: buzz, call, telephone. Informal: dial, phone. Idioms: get someone on the horn, give someone a buzz (or call or ring). See WORDS.

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