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. produce tones with the voice; " She was singing while she was cooking"; " My brother sings very well"
  7. 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.
  8. To utter sweet melodious sounds, as birds do.
  9. To make a small, shrill sound; as, the air sings in passing through a crevice.
  10. To tell or relate something in numbers or verse; to celebrate something in poetry.
  11. Ti cry out; to complain.
  12. To utter with musical infections or modulations of voice.
  13. To celebrate is song; to give praises to in verse; to relate or rehearse in numbers, verse, or poetry.
  14. To influence by singing; to lull by singing; as, to sing a child to sleep.
  15. To accompany, or attend on, with singing.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Singer.
  19. Sang, sung.
  20. Sung.
  21. Singing.
  22. To utter melodious sounds: to make a small, shrill sound: to relate in verse.
  23. Sang or sung.
  24. To utter melodious sounds.
  25. To utter musically; chant; relate in verse.
  26. To utter as a song; celebrate in song; charm with singing.
  27. To utter sweet or melodious sounds; to make a small shrill sound; to relate in verse.
  28. To utter musical sounds; to send forth sweet or melodious sounds, as birds; to chant; to celebrate in song.

Usage examples for sing

  1. " You haven't the least idea how I shall sing! – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  2. " What then," he asked, " must I sing?" – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  3. 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
  4. How she would sing! – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  5. " Sing it again," said Felion. – Parables Of A Province by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 13, 2009
  6. Could you sing here? – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  7. Let us go near the fire; Strillone is going to sing again. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  8. 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
  9. Your uncle, he fool you, Sing." – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  10. There was little more of it to sing. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  11. Can't you sing out something to us, Harry? – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  12. Oh, yes, I sing, but the singing don't belong to my line! – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  13. Now he's going to sing. – Punch, or the London Charivari, November 4th 1893 by Various
  14. Let it so change when we sing. – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  15. You will play to me sometimes, and sing? – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  16. What are you going to sing?" – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  17. You sing, I am sure, Miss Marsh? – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  18. Won't you sing another? – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  19. The old man began to whistle and sing. – The Old Man's Bag by T. W. H. Crosland