sing has definitions from the field of music
[ verb ] (music) deliver by singing


"Sing Christmas carols"

Used in print

(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)

He was also at_the_same_time gaining practical experience as a safe_breaker and highwayman , and learning how to shoot to kill from a Neanderthal convicted murderer named Gene_Geary , later committed to Chester_Asylum as a homicidal maniac , but whose eyes misted with tears when the young Dion sang a ballad about an Irish mother in his clear and syrupy tenor .

(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)

And when the singing began , it was the Gouldings who sang the old Irish songs the best .

(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)

The guns are fired , the hymns are sung , and the body of Charles is carried down to the vault and laid beside the tombs of his ancestors .

(Ralph B. Long. The Sentence and Its Parts: A...)

In the tune to which this hymn is most often sung , `` Boylston '' , the syllables have and fy , ending their lines , have twice the time any other syllables have .

[ verb ] (music) produce musical tones with the voice


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

Used in print

(The Wall Street Journal,...)

Susan_Johnson , as the widow , spends the first_half of the play running a bar and singing about the unlamented death of her late husband and the second_half trying to acquire a new one .

Rouben_Ter-Arutunian , in his stage_settings , often uses the scrim curtain behind which Mr._Cole has placed couples or groups who sing and set the mood for the scenes which are to follow .

There is no reason why most theatergoers should not have a pretty good time at `` Donnybrook '' , unless they are permanently in the mood of Enright when he sings about how easily he could hate the lovable Irish .

The music sang nicely , sprinted evenly when necessary , was properly accented and balanced .

He has the temperament and the stage presence for a rousing villain and he sang with character and strong tone .

[ verb ] (music) to make melodious sounds


"The nightingale was singing"

Related terms

utter birdcall

[ verb ] make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound




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

Related terms

go song

[ verb ] divulge information or secrets; spill the beans


"Be careful--his secretary talks"

Used in print

(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)

And I would further note that they all - with one exception again - sang in one key or another the same song .

[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 12947