Meaning of "ring" in Essential American English Dictionary

ring

noun us /rɪŋ/

A2 a round piece of jewelry that you wear on your finger:

a wedding ring

something that is the shape of a circle:

The children sat in a ring around the teacher.

the sound a bell makes:

The ring of the doorbell woke him up.
a doorbell ring

an area with seats around it where people perform or compete:

a boxing ring

(Definition of “ring noun” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)