JEWELLERY › a round piece of jewellery that you wear on your finger: a wedding ring a gold ring
CIRCLE › something that is the shape of a circle: The children sat in a ring around the teacher.
SOUND › the sound a bell makes: The ring of the doorbell woke him up.
a crime/drug/spy, etc ring › a group of people who are involved in an illegal activity together
a boxing/circus ring › an area with seats around it where boxers (= people fighting) or people in a circus (= show) perform
give sb a ring UK › to telephone someone: If you want anything, just give me a ring. → See also key ring