sang


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sang

 (săng)
v.
A past tense of sing.

sang

(sæŋ)
vb
the past tense of sing
Usage: See at ring2

sang

(sæŋ)
n
a Scot word for song

sing

(sɪŋ)

v. sang, often, sung; sung; sing•ing; v.i.
1. to utter words or sounds in succession with musical modulations of the voice; vocalize melodically.
2. to perform songs or voice compositions.
3. (of an animal) to produce a patterned vocal signal, as in courtship or territorial display.
4. to tell about or praise someone or something in verse or song.
5. to admit of being sung, as verses.
6. to make a whistling, ringing, or whizzing sound: The bullet sang past his ear.
7. to give out a continuous murmuring, burbling, or other euphonious sound.
8. to have the sensation of a ringing or humming sound, as the ears.
9. Slang. to confess or act as an informer; squeal.
v.t.
10. to utter with musical modulations of the voice, as a song.
11. to proclaim enthusiastically: to sing someone's praises.
12. to bring, send, put, etc., with or by singing: to sing a baby to sleep.
13. to chant or intone: to sing mass.
14. to escort or accompany with singing.
15. to tell or praise in verse or song.
16. sing out, to call in a loud voice; shout.
n.
17. a gathering or meeting of people for the purpose of singing: a community sing.
18. a singing, ringing, or whistling sound.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English singan, c. Old Saxon, Old High German singan, Old Norse syngva, Gothic siggwan]
sing′a•ble, adj.

sing.

singular.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sang - North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginsengsang - North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
genus Panax, Panax - perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
ginseng - aromatic root of ginseng plants
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Translations

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 ?
She sang so beautifully that even the poor fisherman who had so much to do stood and listened when he came at night to cast his nets.
He worshiped Christ as he had worshiped Woden, and looked upon Him as a hero, only a little more powerful than the heroes of whom the minstrels sang.
Denisov, with sparkling eyes and ruffled hair, sat at the clavichord striking chords with his short fingers, his legs thrown back and his eyes rolling as he sang, with his small, husky, but true voice, some verses called "Enchantress," which he had composed, and to which he was trying to fit music:
And he sang the song through, undeterred by the bedlam of two general fights, one on the adjacent platform, the other at the opposite end of the car, both of which were finally subdued by special policemen to the screams of women and the crash of glass.
Somebody recited a French poem after supper, and we said it was beautiful; and then a lady sang a sentimental ballad in Spanish, and it made one or two of us weep - it was so pathetic.
One day, bending over him, her hair (drying from a salt-water swim) flying about him, the one-woman, her two hands holding his head and jowls so that his ribbon of kissing tongue just missed her nose in the empty air, sang to him: "'Don't know what to call him, but he's mighty lak' a rose
The princess asked Varenka to sing again, and Varenka sang another song, also smoothly, distinctly, and well, standing erect at the piano and beating time on it with her thin, dark-skinned hand.
So the Nightingale sang to the Oak-tree, and her voice was like water bubbling from a silver jar.
That is very true," she said; "he cannot sing now; it is already many years that he has lost his voice, but in other times he sang, yes, divinely
No greater joy was Michael's than to sit by the hour with Steward and sing with him all songs and tunes he sang or hummed.
On came the fairy boat, till it reached a moss-grown rock; and here it stopped, while the Fairies rested beneath the violet-leaves, and sang with the dancing waves.
It was a beautiful evening; the last rays of the setting sun shone bright through the long stems of the trees upon the green underwood beneath, and the turtle-doves sang from the tall birches.