sing

DEFINITIONS OF: sing

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v produce tones with the voice

“She was singing while she was cooking”
“My brother sings very well”
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place
sing a note with the correct pitch
troll
sing loudly and without inhibition
croon
sing softly
cantillate, chant, intonate, intone
recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
descant, warble, yodel
sing by changing register; sing by yodeling
quaver, trill, warble
sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
treble
sing treble
hum
sing with closed lips
belt, belt out
sing loudly and forcefully
descant on
sing a descant on a main tune or melody
vocalise, vocalize
sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
harmonise, harmonize
sing or play in harmony
descant
sing in descant
sing along
sing with a choir or an orchestra
psalm
sing or celebrate in psalms
minstrel
celebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels
solmizate
sing using syllables like `do', `re' and `mi' to represent the tones of the scale
chirp, tweedle
sing in modulation
choir, chorus
sing in a choir
singsong
speak, chant, or declaim in a singsong
solmizate
sing by the syllables of solmization
troll
sing the parts of (a round) in succession
hymn
sing a hymn
carol
sing carols
madrigal
sing madrigals
Type of:
mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize
express in speech

v deliver by singing

Sing Christmas carols”
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solmizate
sing by the syllables of solmization
troll
sing the parts of (a round) in succession
hymn
sing a hymn
carol
sing carols
madrigal
sing madrigals
Type of:
interpret, render
give an interpretation or rendition of

v to make melodious sounds

“The nightingale was singing
Type of:
emit, let loose, let out, utter
express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

v make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound

“the kettle was singing
“the bullet sang past his ear”
Synonyms:
whistle
Type of:
go, sound
make a certain noise or sound

v divulge confidential information or secrets

Synonyms:
babble, babble out, blab, blab out, let the cat out of the bag, peach, spill the beans, talk, tattle
spill, talk
reveal information
Antonyms:
keep one's mouth shut, keep quiet, shut one's mouth
refrain from divulging sensitive information; keep quiet about confidential information
Type of:
break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap
make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
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