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Synonyms for sing
sɪŋsing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sing

    To sing is primarily and ordinarily to utter a succession of articulate musical sounds with the human voice. The word has come to include any succession of musical sounds; we say the bird or the rivulet sings; we speak of "the singing quality" of an instrument, and by still wider extension of meaning we say the teakettle or the cricket sings. To chant is to sing in solemn and somewhat uniform cadence; chant is ordinarily applied to non-metrical religious compositions. To carol is to sing joyously, and to warble (kindred with whirl) is to sing with trills or quavers, usually also with the idea of joy. Carol and warble are especially applied to the singing of birds. To chirp is to utter a brief musical sound, perhaps often repeated in the same key, as by certain small birds, insects, etc. To chirrup is to utter a somewhat similar sound; the word is often used of a brief, sharp sound uttered as a signal to animate or rouse a horse or other animal. To hum is to utter murmuring sounds with somewhat monotonous musical cadence, usually with closed lips; we speak also of the hum of machinery, etc.

    Synonyms:
    carol, chant, chirp, chirrup, hum, warble

Princeton's WordNet

  1. singverb

    deliver by singing

    "Sing Christmas carols"

    Synonyms:
    spill the beans, blab, babble, tattle, peach, let the cat out of the bag, blab out, babble out, whistle, talk

  2. singverb

    produce tones with the voice

    "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"

    Synonyms:
    spill the beans, blab, babble, tattle, peach, let the cat out of the bag, blab out, babble out, whistle, talk

  3. singverb

    to make melodious sounds

    "The nightingale was singing"

    Synonyms:
    spill the beans, blab, babble, tattle, peach, let the cat out of the bag, blab out, babble out, whistle, talk

  4. whistle, singverb

    make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound

    "the kettle was singing"; "the bullet sang past his ear"

    Synonyms:
    spill the beans, blab, babble, tattle, peach, let the cat out of the bag, blab out, babble out, whistle, talk

  5. spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab outverb

    divulge confidential information or secrets

    "Be careful--his secretary talks"

    Synonyms:
    verbalize, whistle, babble, twaddle, verbalise, prattle, spill, ripple, palaver, peach, tittle-tattle, maunder, utter, blather, smatter, tattle, gurgle, mouth, bubble, blab out, burble, blether, gibber, blab, talk, let the cat out of the bag, speak, guggle, blither, babble out, prate, spill the beans, piffle, chatter, lecture, gabble, blabber, clack

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. singverb

    Synonyms:
    carol, chant, warble

  2. singverb

    Synonyms:
    carol, chant, warble, hum, hymn, celebrate in song

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. singverb

    Synonyms:
    carol, warble, chant, hymn, hum, troll, yodel, croon

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sing":

    singing, sings, chante, singh, shing, blowthem, blackmail, exalt, star, hsing

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How to use sing in a sentence?

  1. Robbie Aholoka:

    I never thought you could think of it as something fun, like oh wow Jesus is chasing after me, i dance to that song so hard every time but I almost cry every time we sing it, too.

  2. RVM:

    Look around you. While dogs bark, birds sing and fly. People will talk; Don’t worry. You just walk- Just Fly! -RVM

  3. Kathy Iandoli:

    You have something like trap soul now, or trap RB, or even rappers who just sing over hip hop and electronic beats.

  4. William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 5 scene 2:

    Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince:And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!

  5. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    fire pon rome- the rastaman did sing this truth, and like so many he suffered the consequences in babylon. Babylonian catholicism tried to silence him, yet rome was destroyed by nero in an a.D. 64 fire.- the truth.

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