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Sing appears in the following tongue twister:

  • The king would sing, about a ring that would go ding.

Sing appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • A race made us sing: "I’d no cross, arch, crass or condign issue, Dame Cara".
  • "Paganise, yet sense us sing," I lampoon, "snoop malign issues, nest eyes in a gap."
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Fun fact! The word "startling" is the only 9 letter word in the English language where you can remove one letter at a time and still create a word: starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, I.

Sing is sometimes a misspelling of sang, saw or should.

The word sing is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun sing

What does sing mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sings

  1. A gathering for the purpose of singing songs.

Definition of the verb sing

What does sing mean as a doing word?

Sing is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

verb - inflections:

simple pastpast participlepresent participlethird-person singular

  1. deliver by singing
  2. produce tones with the voice
    • examples: She was singing while she was cooking | My brother sings very well | Sam and Sue sing
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb]Sandy sang
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Theme]Sandy sang me a song
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Sandy sang a song
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] for [Beneficiary]Sandy sang a song for me
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to [Beneficiary]Sandy sang a song to me

      Verbs of Creation and Transformation (with the same syntax): dance, hum, play, recite, whistle.

    • domain: music
    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • more generic words: mouth / speak / talk / utter / verbalise / verbalize = express in speech
    • more specific terms:
  3. to make melodious sounds
  4. make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound
    • examples: the kettle was singing | Sam and Sue sing
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 3
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonym of sing: whistle
    • more generic words: go / sound = make a certain noise or sound
  5. divulge confidential information or secrets

Alternative definition of the verb sing


  1. [intransitive] To produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice.
  2. [transitive] To express audibly by means of a harmonious vocalization.
  3. [slang] To confess under interrogation.


  1. Sing: Muang Sing or Mueang Sing is a small town and district in Luang Namtha Province, northwestern Laos, about 60 kilometres northwest of the town of Luang Namtha and 360 kilometres northwest of Vientiane. It lies very close to the border with Yunnan, China, surrounded by mountains and rivers. Historically, Mueang Sing has been a major producer of opium and still has problems with drugs and smuggling, due to its geographical position close to China and Burma. A notable Buddhist centre, with a dramatic growth in temples since the 1980s, it is popular with trekkers in northern Laos.
  2. Sing a.k.a. Sing Buri Province: Sing Buri is one of the central provinces of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri, Ang Thong, Suphan Buri and Chai Nat.

There are other places with in their name, like Sing!!, Sing Sing, Sing-Sing.


  1. Sing a.k.a. Stephen Chow is a Hong Kong actor, screenwriter, film director, producer and political adviser of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
  2. Sing a.k.a. Hwang Weng-Sing is an actor and a singer.

There are other people with in their name, like Gam Sing, Lee Sing, Rex Sing, Wei Sing, Yan Sing, Chan Sing, Eddy Sing, Matt Sing, Phia Sing, Sing Lung and many others.


Sing is a fictional character from the 2004 film Kung Fu Hustle.


  1. "Sing" is My Chemical Romance's fourth track and second single from their fourth and final studio album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. The official single artwork was posted on the band's website on October 2010. "Sing" marks the first time a song of the band has reached adult contemporary stations; it began airplay through Chicago radio station WCFS-FM by March 2011.
  2. "Sing" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. It was written by Sheeran and Pharrell Williams, who also produced it and provides uncredited background vocals. The song was released on 7 April 2014, serving as the lead single from Sheeran's second studio album, x.
  3. "Sing" is a song by Annie Lennox, released as the second single from her fourth solo studio album, Songs of Mass Destruction. The single was originally released as a digital download only single in late 2007. A limited 3 track edition was made available exclusively from The Body Shop from 10 March 2008. It is a charity record aimed to raise money and awareness for the HIV/AIDS organization Treatment Action Campaign.
  4. "Sing" is the lead single from indie rock band Travis' third studio album, The Invisible Band. It was released in the United Kingdom on 28 May 2001, following an extensive five-week promotional campaign. The song reached a peak position of number three on the UK Singles Chart. "Sing" was a worldwide success, reaching top ten in several countries in Europe and Latin America.
  5. "Sing" is a popular song created for Sesame Street that gained popularity when performed by The Carpenters, who made it a #3 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1973. It has become one of the most performed songs on Sesame Street, sung in English, Spanish, and sign language.
  6. "Sing" is a song written by British singer-songwriter Gary Barlow and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, and performed by a number of artists assembled by Barlow from across The Commonwealth, to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The track was released via digital download and CD single on 28 May 2012, and was performed as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert celebrations on 4 June 2012.
  7. "Sing" is the third solo album released by British singer-songwriter Gary Barlow. The album was released through Decca Records on 25 May 2012 and features The Commonwealth Band which was created by Barlow to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II.
  8. "Sing" is a 2010 single by My Chemical Romance.
  9. "Sing" is the first single by The Dresden Dolls duo, taken from the second studio album Yes, Virginia.... It was never released in shops, only as a promo for radio stations. The music video, directed by Michael Pope, prominently featured living statues and centered on the plotline of a video of the Dresden Dolls playing the song being sent to various people in different locations and occupations. It also featured the band performing on a stage.
  10. "Sing" was the third album released by American guitarist Neil Zaza.
  11. "Sing" is the second official studio album released by recording artist Jim Bianco and the first album to be released on the Hotel Cafe Records label. Bianco has said that most of the songs on this album were composed on the piano at the Hotel Cafe after regular club hours.
  12. "Sing" is the debut single by Theo Tams, the winner of season 6 of Canadian Idol.
  13. "Sing" a.k.a. "Sing!" is a song from the musical A Chorus Line. It is performed by Kristine and Al.
  14. "Sing" is a 2001 single by Travis.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  15. "Sing" is a composition.
  16. "Sing" is a musical single of Kieran Hebden.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  17. "Sing" is a composition.
  18. "Sing" is a musical single of Nakatomi.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  19. "Sing" is a musical EP of Gary Barlow & The Commonwealth Band.
    • released on
  20. "Sing" is the 1973 single by The Carpenters.
    • also known as Sing / Druscilla Penny
    • released on (42 years ago)
  21. "Sing" is a musical single of Blutengel.
    • released on


  1. "Sing" is a 1989 film, starring Lorraine Bracco, Peter Dobson and Jessica Steen. The movie is about a fictional New York City SING! production. Supporting cast includes Louise Lasser, George DiCenzo, Patti LaBelle, Yank Azman, Ingrid Veninger and Cuba Gooding, Jr.
  2. "Sing" a.k.a. "Sing!" is a 2001 American short documentary film about the Los Angeles Children's Chorus, directed by Freida Lee Mock. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.
  3. "Sing" is a 2010 Documentary film directed by Laura Crosta.


"Sing" a.k.a. "Sing Party" is a music/party video game developed by FreeStyleGames and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. It is a karaoke-style game and was released on the Wii U's launch day in North America, and in Europe in January 2013.


  1. Sing a.k.a. SING! is an annual student-run musical production put on by some high schools in New York City. It is a theater competition between the various grades, with the setup between grades differing from school to school.
  2. Sing a.k.a. Sing# ist eine Programmiersprache, die sich vom C#-Derivat Spec# ableitet.
    • also known as Sing-Sharp
  3. Sing is the title of a song written by Rodney Crowell and recorded by American country artist, Wynonna Judd. The song was the second single released from her 2009 studio album, Sing: Chapter 1. After failing to chart on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, the song was given several electronic dance remixes, and sent to dance radio where it peaked at #4 on the Hot Dance Club Songs chart in August 2009.

Phrases with Sing

Phrases starting with the word Sing:

  1. SING.
  2. Sing Up
  3. Sing Out
  4. sing-kwa
  5. Sing-Song
  6. sing along
  7. Sing-along
  8. Sing-Songy
  9. Sing Soprano
  10. Sing Like a Bird
  11. Sing the Praises of
  12. Sing From the Same Hymnbook

Phrases ending with the word Sing:

  1. Jook-sing
  2. sight-sing

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sing

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Google previewA New Graded Method in English Grammar, Letter Writing and Composition (1890)

Complete in One Volume by Marion Durand Mugan

"Birds sing" is a sentence. Birds is the subject; it is that of which something is affirmed; sing is the predicate; it is that which is affirmed of the subject. 1. Trees grow. 3. Snow melts. 3. Men work. 4. Fire burns. 5. Wind blows. 6. Lions roar. 7.

Google previewThe Empire State (1888)

Its Industries and Wealth : Also an Historical and Descriptive Review of the Industries and Wealth of the Principal Cities and Towns in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Columbus, Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, and Westchester Counties

Sing is a busy, stirring, prosperous town with a population of about eight thousand. It has many industrial establishments of a varied character, including those for the manufacture of files, lawa mowers, carriages, pills, porous plasters, etc.

Google previewSinging (1967)

The Mechanism and the Technic by William Vennard

Learning to sing is a slow and patient undertaking, in which a good ear is the prerequisite, the imagery is an aid supplied by the teacher, and the experience is gradually accumulated until it is so powerful that merely calling up the memory will ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of American Prisons (2014)

by Carl Sifakis

The roofless original Sing Sing prison cell block sits in the middle of the present-day maximum security prison in Ossining, New York. (AP/Wide World Photos) U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (AP/Wide World Photos).

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

Single, sing′gl, adj. consisting of one only: individual, unique: separate,private: alone: unmarried:not combined with others: unmixed: having one only on each side: straightforward: sincere: simple, normal: pure.—v.t. to separate: to choose ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Hinduism (1999)

Thou art Mightier than the mighty, Great king of men, the Mother-goddess brought Thee forth, the divine mother gave Thee life, Sing praise for God, who gladdens all and dipels the darkness of ignorance. Let us, desiring help and protection ...

Google previewLexicon Hebraico-Chaldaico-Latino-Biblicum. In quo prima pars omnia vocabula, ordine alphabetico disposita ; ad suas radices refert, & universas interpretationes cuique genuinas exhibet. Secunda radices ita ordinabit, ut omnia vocabula derivata sub his reperire liceat : quaelibet autem interpretatio textu sacro in ea comprobabitur. Tertia tandem parte nomina propria in concordantiam rediguntur : cui accedet historia, chronologia, geographia. Opus observationibus grammatico-criticis conflatum. Auctore P.***. carmelita excalceato provinciae Avenionensis. Pars prima [-Pars secunda]. Faustissimis sub auspiciis ementissimi principis dominici passionei S. R. E. cardinalis amplissimi (1765)

Sing. 8: abfconde eum. парше ab COS. F u т u в. Condit сит. 3. ö( abfcondit eos. x. c. 8: abfcondieum. nobis vifum fuit ac prorfus inutile. cum. fconde ‚ datum, [ 31519 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

A Christmas Sing With Bing Around ...

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Usage statistics about sing

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the verb sing:

conversational speech73.85%task-oriented speech26.15%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb sing:


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Quotes about Sing

Sing a new song everyday
Live your song
For the song comes from deep within
You are the song
Sing it
Sing it
Loud like Thunder
The seas will part
The heavans will open
In pleasing
Sing a New song
Sing a New song

Peter LeBuhn (Peter LeBuhn)
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Scrabble value of S1I1N1G2

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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