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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
sang unaccompanied
▪ Lizzie sang unaccompanied.
▪ And La Carlotta never sang again.
▪ He sang as he flew - a croaking song, horrible to hear - but Cassowary didn't care.
▪ I grew up around folk singers, people who sang in little bars.
▪ In the yew trees nearby, birds sang and the hum of traffic and smell of exhaust fumes carried on the air.
▪ Once again, Ashputtel sang her song for the birds; once again they came to her rescue.
▪ Secrecy sang in the static air, like an old valve radio with the volume turned down.
▪ The blade sang in the polished boards by Pascoe's head, a thin note declining on the air.
▪ They mixed funk and punk; they sang nasty songs; they took drugs; they seemed to party all the time.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Sing \Sing\ (s[i^]ng), v. i. [imp. Sungor Sang; p. p. Sung; p. pr. & vb. n. Singing.] [AS. singan; akin to D. zingen, OS. & OHG. singan, G. singen, Icel. syngja, Sw. sjunga, Dan. synge, Goth. siggwan, and perhaps to E. say, v.t., or cf. Gr. ??? voice. Cf. Singe, Song.]

  1. To utter sounds with musical inflections or melodious modulations of voice, as fancy may dictate, or according to the notes of a song or tune, or of a given part (as alto, tenor, etc.) in a chorus or concerted piece.

    The noise of them that sing do I hear.
    --Ex. xxxii. 18.

  2. To utter sweet melodious sounds, as birds do.

    On every bough the briddes heard I sing.

    Singing birds, in silver cages hung.

  3. To make a small, shrill sound; as, the air sings in passing through a crevice.

    O'er his head the flying spear Sang innocent, and spent its force in air.

  4. To tell or relate something in numbers or verse; to celebrate something in poetry.

    Bid her . . . sing Of human hope by cross event destroyed.

  5. To cry out; to complain. [Obs.]

    They should sing if thet they were bent.


Sang \Sang\, imp. of Sing.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

past tense of sing.


vb. (en-simple past of: sing)


n. North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng [syn: American ginseng, Panax quinquefolius]

  1. v. deliver by singing; "Sing Christmas carols"

  2. produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"

  3. to make melodious sounds; "The nightingale was singing"

  4. make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound; "the kettle was singing"; "the bullet sang past his ear" [syn: whistle]

  5. divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks" [syn: spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, babble out, blab out] [ant: keep quiet]

  6. [also: sung, singing, sang]


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Sang or SANG may refer to:

Sang (surname)

Sang is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname (Sāng). A variant traditional form is . Both forms were unlisted among the Song-era Hundred Family Surnames.

Sang is also the romanization of the Korean surname derived from the Chinese surname Chang.

Sang (Korean name)

Sang is a rare Korean family name, a single-syllable Korean unisex given name, and an element in many two-syllable Korean given names. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.

Usage examples of "sang".

Par malheur, les plus vrais, les plus bienfaisants des sentiments ne peuvent vivre que dans un grand silence solitaire, au plus obscur de nos chairs, de nos sangs, de nos brumes.

If Musette has offered to share pomme de sangs, then she may also offer to share human servants.

The Sangs were having a difficult time mastering the technique and coordination it took to pilot a sailboard.

He saw the approaching commotion in the water and swiftly herded the Sangs toward shore.

   The Sangs were having a difficult time mastering the technique and coordination it took to pilot a sailboard.