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verb sing pronunciation in American English /sɪŋ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theysing
he/she/itsings
present participlesinging
past tensesang
past participlesung
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to make music using your voice

    Malcolm likes singing in the shower.

    sing a song:

    They sang several old familiar songs.

    sing about:

    He sang about his love for the sea.

    sing with:

    Her mother sang with the band in the early days.

    sing softly/loudly:

    Grace was singing softly to herself.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] if a bird sings, it makes musical sounds

    Fran awoke to the sound of birds singing.

  3. 4
    [intransitive] to make a high continuous sound

    high winds making the telephone wires sing

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