ring translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "ring" - English-Spanish dictionary

See all translations

ring

verb /riŋ/ ( past tense rang /raŋ/, past participle rung /raŋ/)
to (cause to) sound The doorbell rang He rang the doorbell The telephone rang. (often with up) to telephone (someone)
llamar (por teléfono)
I’ll ring you (up) tonight.
(often with for) to ring a bell (eg in a hotel) to tell someone to come, to bring something etc
tocar
She rang for the maid.
(of certain objects) to make a high sound like a bell
tintinear
The glass rang as she hit it with a metal spoon.
to be filled with sound
resonar
The hall rang with the sound of laughter.
(often with out) to make a loud, clear sound
resonar
His voice rang through the house A shot rang out.
ring a bell to have been seen, heard etc before, but not remembered in detail
sonar, recordar (a algo)
His name rings a bell, but I don’t remember where I’ve heard it before.
ring back phrasal verb to telephone (someone who has telephoned)
volver a llamar
If he is busy at the moment, he can ring me back He’ll ring back tomorrow.
ring off phrasal verb to end a telephone call
colgar
He said goodbye and then rang off.
ring true to sound true
sonar a cierto, parecer cierto
His story does not ring true.
(Definition of ring from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “ring” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
athlete

a person who is very good at sports or physical exercise, especially one who competes in organized events

Word of the Day

When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
by Kate Woodford,
July 22, 2015
Here at ‘About Words’ we’re always happy to get ideas for posts that we could write. A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on the language of meals and we thought this an excellent idea. If you are reading this post and have an idea for a topic or

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More