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Definition of "sing" []

  • Music To utter a series of words or sounds in musical tones. (verb-intransitive)
  • Music To vocalize songs or selections. (verb-intransitive)
  • Music To perform songs or selections as a trained or professional singer. (verb-intransitive)
  • Music To produce sounds when played: made the violin sing. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make melodious sounds: birds singing outside the window. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sing" in a sentence
  • "You already know by now that I love to sing and will more often than not..sing at karaoke!"
  • "Croza would court our daughter, and Piozzi could not talk to Johnson, nor, I suppose, do one any good but sing to one, -- and how should we _sing songs in a strange land_?"
  • "Consider Edison Pena, a 34-year-old Elvis Presley fanatic who reportedly led other miners in sing-alongs underground."