Definition for SING

SING, v.t.

  1. To utter with musical modulations of voice. And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb. – Rev. xv.
  2. To celebrate in song; to give praises to in verse. The last, the happiest British king, / Whom thou shalt paint or I shall sing. – Addison.
  3. To relate or rehearse in numbers, verse or poetry. Arms and the man I sing. – Dryden. While stretch'd at case you sing your happy loves. – Dryden.

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