get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"
extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
(chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop
sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang"
a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"
make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification; "Ring the bells"; "My unc
use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking); "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"
utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"