sings; sang/ˈsæŋ/orsung/ˈsʌŋ/; sung; singing sings; sang/ˈsæŋ/orsung/ˈsʌŋ/; sung; singing
Learner's definition of SING
1 : to use your voice to make musical sounds in the form of a song or tune
She sings in the choir.
The children danced and sang.
She sings beautifully.
He sang softly to the baby.
She's a great actress, and she can dance and sing, too.
We all stood and sang the national anthem.
He sang a tune to us. = He sang us a tune.
I can't sing the high notes.
She sang the baby to sleep. [=she sang to the baby until it fell asleep]
2 [no object] : to make pleasant sounds that sound like music 3 [no object] : to make a high-pitched whistling sound
sing along[phrasal verb]
: to sing a song together with someone who is already singing or with a recording of the song
sing of[phrasal verb]
sing of (someone or something)literary + old-fashioned
: to speak or write about (someone or something) especially with enthusiasm
sing out[phrasal verb]
sing out or sing out (something) or sing (something) out
1 : to say or shout something loudly
If you need any help, just sing out.
The children sang out [=cried out] “good morning” to the teacher.
The crowd sang out insults.
2 : to sing something loudly
sing someone's/something's praisesorsing the praises of someone/something
: to say good things about someone or something