1. [ verb ] (music) make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification
Synonyms: ring

"Ring the bells" "My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church"

Related terms: sound toll toll ring toller go
2. [ verb ] ring, as of bells announcing death
Related terms: ring
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 23702
4. [ noun ] the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something
Related terms: bell ring
Similar spelling:   knoll