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English definition of “sing”

sing

verb [I/T]  /sɪŋ/ (past tense sang  /sæŋ/ or sung  /sʌŋ/, past participle sung  /sʌŋ/) us  
to make musical sounds with the voice: [T] She sings really terrible songs in the shower. [I] At dawn, the birds began to sing. [I] We sang along to (= sang with) the radio while driving. sing someone to sleep If you sing someone to sleep, you sing until the person goes to sleep: She sang her baby to sleep.
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