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Definitions of sing

  1. divulge information or secrets; spill the beans; " Be careful-- his secretary talks"
  2. deliver by singing; " Sing Christmas carols"
  3. make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound; " the kettle was singing"; " the bullet sang past his ear"
  4. to make melodious sounds; " The nightingale was singing"
  5. produce musical tones with the voice; " She was singing while she was cooking"; " My brother sings very well"
  6. divulge confidential information or secrets; " Be careful-- his secretary talks"
  7. produce tones with the voice; " She was singing while she was cooking"; " My brother sings very well"
  8. To utter sounds with musical inflections or melodious modulations of voice, as fancy may dictate, or according to the notes of a song or tune, or of a given part ( as alto, tenor, etc.) in a chorus or concerted piece.
  9. To utter sweet melodious sounds, as birds do.
  10. To make a small, shrill sound; as, the air sings in passing through a crevice.
  11. To tell or relate something in numbers or verse; to celebrate something in poetry.
  12. Ti cry out; to complain.
  13. To utter with musical infections or modulations of voice.
  14. To celebrate is song; to give praises to in verse; to relate or rehearse in numbers, verse, or poetry.
  15. To influence by singing; to lull by singing; as, to sing a child to sleep.
  16. To accompany, or attend on, with singing.
  17. To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily.
  18. To utter with musical inflections of the voice; to celebrate in song; chant; to lull by singing; as, to sing a child to sleep, to speak warmly of ; as, he sang our praises.
  19. Singer.
  20. Sang, sung.
  21. Sung.
  22. Singing.
  23. Abbreviation of singular, and of L. singulorum, of each.
  24. To utter melodious sounds: to make a small, shrill sound: to relate in verse.
  25. Sang or sung.
  26. To utter melodious sounds.
  27. To utter musically; chant; relate in verse.
  28. To utter as a song; celebrate in song; charm with singing.
  29. To utter a song.
  30. To utter with musical modulations; to celebrate in song; to relate in poetic numbers.
  31. To utter sweet or melodious sounds; to make a small shrill sound; to relate in verse.
  32. To utter musical sounds; to send forth sweet or melodious sounds, as birds; to chant; to celebrate in song.
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Antonyms for sing

keep quiet, shut one's mouth, keep one's mouth shut.

Quotes of sing

  1. I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer. I couldn't compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it. – Nat King Cole
  2. You can't sing about love unless you know about it. – Billy Eckstine
  3. Well, somebody's got to sing They won't hire you unless you sing – Levon Helm
  4. I always knew I had a voice and I've always known I could sing but I was too shy to let it come out. I think it's the hardest thing to do, to sing in front of people. When I finally let go and did it, I realized it's what I'm most talented at and what I love to do the most. – Paris Hilton
  5. How can you sing of amazing grace and all God's wonders without using your hands? – Mahalia Jackson
  6. I don't want to see people decorating a house or digging a garden. As for guys like Jonathan Ross, he got an award there last Christmas. What for? He doesn't sing dance or tell jokes, does he? – Ian St. John
  7. I pestered the hell out of everybody I ran into until I could play the guitar well enough to write and sing with it. – Don Johnson
  8. When I do an album I try to find a producer that's excited about something that they want me to sing and I check with the record company to find out what they think they can sell- which is their No. 1 priority. – Johnny Mathis
  9. It was my 16th birthday- my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do- write songs and sing them to people. – Stevie Nicks
  10. I was just glad to meet somebody outside of my group of small town friends who was into music. Somebody else who had aspirations to do something more than sing at a record hop. – John Oates
  11. No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to sing one kind of music and blacks another- I sang what I liked in the only voice I had. – Charley Pride
  12. When I wished to sing of love, it turned to sorrow. And when I wished to sing of sorrow, it was transformed for me into love. – Franz Schubert
  13. I sing and play guitar and harmonica. I've been doing it for a long time. – Harry Dean Stanton
  14. Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top. – William Butler Yeats

Usage examples for sing

  1. Could you sing here? – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. Your uncle, he fool you, Sing – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  3. " You haven't the least idea how I shall sing – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  4. Oh, yes, I sing but the singing don't belong to my line! – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  5. How she would sing – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  6. Can't you sing out something to us, Harry? – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  7. Let it so change when we sing – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  8. Break forth into joy, sing together ... – Friendship Village by Zona Gale
  9. You sing I am sure, Miss Marsh? – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  10. The old man began to whistle and sing – The Old Man's Bag by T. W. H. Crosland
  11. " Sing it again," said Felion. – Parables Of A Province by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 13, 2009
  12. Let us go near the fire; Strillone is going to sing again. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. " What then," he asked, " must I sing – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  14. What are you going to sing – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  15. There was little more of it to sing – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  16. But I have a new thing to say or sing you never before heard me love and bless and send my heart after- 'Ba'- did you? – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  17. Now he's going to sing – Punch, or the London Charivari, November 4th 1893 by Various
  18. You will play to me sometimes, and sing – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  19. I shall sing all day long to the flowers about my lord, and count the minutes till he comes back. – Six Women by Victoria Cross
  20. Won't you sing another? – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips

Rhymes for sing