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ding 1

 (dĭng)
v. dinged, ding·ing, dings
v.intr.
1. To ring; clang.
2. To speak persistently and repetitiously.
v.tr.
1. To cause to clang, as by striking.
2. To instill with constant repetition: dinged advice into my head.
n.
A ringing sound.

[Partly imitative and partly alteration of din.]

ding 2

 (dĭng)
n. Informal
A small dent or nick, as in the body of a car.
tr.v. dinged, ding·ing, dings
1. To dent or nick.
2. To hit or strike: was dinged on the head by a ball.
3. Slang To shoot, especially with a gun.

[From ding, to strike, beat on, pound (from Middle English dingen, probably from Old English *dingan; akin to Old English dengja, dencgan, to beat, strike, and Old Norse dengja, to hammer) and from ding.]

ding

(dɪŋ)
vb
1. to ring or cause to ring, esp with tedious repetition
2. (tr) another word for din12
n
3. an imitation or representation of the sound of a bell
4. informal Austral a party or social event
[C13: probably of imitative origin, but influenced by din1 + ring2; compare Old Swedish diunga to beat]

ding

(dɪŋ)
vb
1. to strike; dash down
2. to surpass
[Middle English dingen]

ding1

(dɪŋ)

v.t.
1. to cause to make a ringing sound.
2. to speak about insistently.
v.i.
3. to make a ringing sound.
4. to talk insistently.
n.
5. a ringing sound.
[1575–85; see ding -dong]

ding2

(dɪŋ)

v.t.
1. to cause surface damage to: to ding a fender.
2. to strike with force; hit.
3. to rebuke; reprimand.
n.
4. a dent or scratch; nick.
[1250–1300; Middle English dingen,dengen]

ding


Past participle: dinged
Gerund: dinging

Imperative
ding
ding
Present
I ding
you ding
he/she/it dings
we ding
you ding
they ding
Preterite
I dinged
you dinged
he/she/it dinged
we dinged
you dinged
they dinged
Present Continuous
I am dinging
you are dinging
he/she/it is dinging
we are dinging
you are dinging
they are dinging
Present Perfect
I have dinged
you have dinged
he/she/it has dinged
we have dinged
you have dinged
they have dinged
Past Continuous
I was dinging
you were dinging
he/she/it was dinging
we were dinging
you were dinging
they were dinging
Past Perfect
I had dinged
you had dinged
he/she/it had dinged
we had dinged
you had dinged
they had dinged
Future
I will ding
you will ding
he/she/it will ding
we will ding
you will ding
they will ding
Future Perfect
I will have dinged
you will have dinged
he/she/it will have dinged
we will have dinged
you will have dinged
they will have dinged
Future Continuous
I will be dinging
you will be dinging
he/she/it will be dinging
we will be dinging
you will be dinging
they will be dinging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dinging
you have been dinging
he/she/it has been dinging
we have been dinging
you have been dinging
they have been dinging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dinging
you will have been dinging
he/she/it will have been dinging
we will have been dinging
you will have been dinging
they will have been dinging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dinging
you had been dinging
he/she/it had been dinging
we had been dinging
you had been dinging
they had been dinging
Conditional
I would ding
you would ding
he/she/it would ding
we would ding
you would ding
they would ding
Past Conditional
I would have dinged
you would have dinged
he/she/it would have dinged
we would have dinged
you would have dinged
they would have dinged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ding - a ringing sound
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
2.ding - an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)ding - an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
blemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
dig - a small gouge (as in the cover of a book); "the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover"
Verb1.ding - go `ding dong', like a bell
ring, peal - sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang"
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