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English definition of “ring”

ring

verb [I or T] (PHONE)    /rɪŋ/ (rang, rung) mainly UK (US usually and UK also call)
A2 to make a phone call to someone: I ring home once a week to tell my parents I'm okay. There's been an accident - can you ring for an ambulance? The boss rang (in) to say he'll be back at 4.30.UK I rang round the airlines (= called many of them) to find out the cheapest price. Why don't you ring (up) Simon and ask him to the party?Communicating by telephoneCommunicating and keeping in touch
(Definition of ring verb (PHONE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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