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3 entries found for ring.
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Entry Word: ring
Function: noun
Text: 1 a group involved in secret or criminal activities <a ring of counterfeiters passing phony $20 bills>
Synonyms cabal, conspiracy, gang, Mafia, mob, syndicate
Related Words circle, clan, clique, coterie, crowd; junta, oligarchy
2 a circular strip <a metal ring encircled the barrel>
Synonyms band, circle, eye, hoop, loop, round
Related Words belt, cincture, collar, girdle; wreath; coil, spiral
3 a communication by telephone <give me a ring when you're ready to go> -- see CALL 3
4 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially <a gaming ring that meets once a week to play> -- see GANG 2
5 something with a perfectly round circumference <the coffee cup left a ring on the table> -- see CIRCLE 1