ring out (third-person singular simple present rings out, present participle ringing out, simple past rang out, past participle rung out)
- To sound very loudly.
- Suddenly, a shot rang out and someone screamed.
- 1987, The Pogues - Fairytale of New York
- The boys of the NYPD choir
- Were singing "Galway Bay"
- And the bells were ringing out
- For Christmas day
- 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room Chapter 3
- A terrifying volley of pistol-shots rings out—cracks sharply; ripples spread— silence laps smooth over sound
- (telephony) To make a phone call from an internal phone system to a general telephone network number.
- You can ring out if you dial 9 first and wait for the tone before dialling the number.
ring out (plural ring outs)
- (video games) A win in a fighting game obtained by throwing one's opponent out of the arena.
- 2003, Michael Lummis, Soul Calibur II Official Fighter's Guide Limited Edition (page 105)
- Even when Heihachi doesn't score a ring out with these combos, almost half of an enemy's health disappears […]