ring out

ring out
verb
sound loudly (Freq. 4)
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a shot rang out

Hypernyms: ↑make noise, ↑resound, ↑noise
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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I. intransitive verb
Etymology: ring (II)
: to settle or close a transaction (as in futures) in a produce exchange by forming into a series a number of buyers and sellers in which the first and the last deal with each other to complete the ring and all settle by paying differences
II. intransitive verb
Etymology: ring (III)
: to register one's departure from work by ringing a time clock

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ring out
To sound loudly, clearly and suddenly
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Main Entry:ring

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ˌring ˈout [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they ring out he/she/it rings out present participle ringing out past tense rang out past participle rung out] mainly literary phrasal verb
to produce a loud clear sound

Rob’s laughter rang out in the large room.

Thesaurus: to make a loud soundhyponym to make a soundsynonym
Main entry: ring

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ring out [phrasal verb]
: to be heard loudly and clearly

A shot rang out. [=a loud shot was heard]

Cheers rang out as the winner was announced.

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Main Entry:ring

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ˌring ˈout derived
to be heard loudly and clearly

A number of shots rang out.

His deep voice rang out for all to hear.

Main entry:ringderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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