Origin of sing

First recorded before 900; Middle English singen, Old English singan; cognate with Dutch zingen, German singen, Old Norse syngva, Gothic siggwan

OTHER WORDS FROM sing

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sing

1. sign, sing ; 2. singeing, singing .

Definition for sing (2 of 2)

sing.

singular.
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British Dictionary definitions for sing (1 of 2)

sing
/ (sɪŋ) /

verb sings, singing, sang or sung

noun

informal an act or performance of singing
a ringing or whizzing sound, as of bullets

Derived forms of sing

singable, adjectivesinging, adjective, noun

Word Origin for sing

Old English singan; related to Old Norse syngja to sing, Gothic siggwan, Old High German singan

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British Dictionary definitions for sing (2 of 2)

sing.

abbreviation for

singular
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