Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sing

5 senses of sing

Sense 1
sing -- (deliver by singing; "Sing Christmas carols")
       => sing -- (produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well")
       => interpret, render -- (give an interpretation or rendition of; "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully")

Sense 2
sing -- (produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well")
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Sense 3
sing -- (to make melodious sounds; "The nightingale was singing")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 4
whistle, sing -- (make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound; "the kettle was singing"; "the bullet sang past his ear")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 5
spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out -- (divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks")
       => unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out -- (make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case")

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