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sing

 (sĭng)
v. sang (săng) or sung (sŭng), sung, sing·ing, sings
v.intr.
1. Music
a. To utter a series of words or sounds in musical tones.
b. To vocalize songs or selections.
c. To perform songs or selections as a trained or professional singer.
d. To produce sounds when played: made the violin sing.
2.
a. To make melodious sounds: birds singing outside the window.
b. To give or have the effect of melody; lilt.
3. To make a high whining, humming, or whistling sound.
4. To be filled with a buzzing or ringing sound.
5.
a. To proclaim or extol something in verse.
b. To write poetry.
6. Slang To give information or evidence against someone.
v.tr.
1. Music
a. To produce the musical sound of: sang a love song.
b. To utter with musical inflections: She sang the message.
c. To bring to a specified state by singing: sang the baby to sleep.
2. To intone or chant (parts of the Mass, for example).
3. To proclaim or extol, especially in verse: sang his praises.
n. Music
A gathering of people for group singing.
Phrasal Verb:
sing out
To call out loudly.

[Middle English singen, from Old English singan; see sengwh- in Indo-European roots.]

sing′a·ble adj.

sing out

vb
(tr, adverb) to call out in a loud voice; shout
Translations
يَصْرُخ، يَصيح
zavolat
kalla, hrópa

w>sing out

vi
(= sing loudly, person, bird) → laut or aus voller Kehle singen; (voice)erklingen, tönen; (kettle)summen; come on, sing out, let’s hear youna los, singt mal tüchtig, wir wollen was hören (inf); their voices sang out through the churchihr Singen tönte durch die Kirche
(inf: = shout) → schreien (inf)
vt sep words, tunesingen, hervorbringen; (= shout out)(mit singender Stimme) ausrufen; to sing one’s heart outsich (dat)die Seele aus dem Leib singen

sing

(siŋ) past tense sang (saŋ) : past participle sung (saŋ) verb
to make (musical sounds) with one's voice. He sings very well; She sang a Scottish song; I could hear the birds singing in the trees.
ˈsinger noun
a person who sings, eg as a profession. Are you a good singer?; He's a trained singer.
ˈsinging noun
the art or activity of making musical sounds with one's voice. Do you do much singing nowadays?; (also adjective) a singing lesson/teacher.
sing out
to shout or call out. Sing out when you're ready to go.
References in classic literature ?
And that the Egyptians were a nation of mast-head standers, is an assertion based upon the general belief among archaeologists, that the first pyramids were founded for astronomical purposes: a theory singularly supported by the peculiar stair-like formation of all four sides of those edifices; whereby, with prodigious long upliftings of their legs, those old astronomers were wont to mount to the apex, and sing out for new stars; even as the look-outs of a modern ship sing out for a sail, or a whale just bearing in sight.
With the problem of the universe revolving in me, how could I--being left completely to myself at such a thought-engendering altitude, --how could I but lightly hold my obligations to observe all whale-ships' standing orders, Keep your weather eye open, and sing out every time.
Didn' he jis' dis minute sing out like he knowed you?