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SING, verb intransitive preterit tense sung, sang; participle passive sung.
1. To utter sounds with various inflections of melodious modulations of voice, as fancy may dictate, or according to the notes of a song or tune The noise of them that sing do I hear Exodus 32:18.
2. To utter sweet or melodious sounds, as birds. It is remarkable that the female of no species of birds ever sings. And singing birds in silver cages hung.
3. To make a small shrill sound; as, the air sings in passing through a crevice. O'er his head the flying spear sung innocent, and spent its force in air.
4. To tell or relate something in numbers of verse. sing of human hope by cross event destroy'd.
SING, verb transitive
1. To utter with musical modulation of voice. And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb. Revelation 15:3.
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
3. To relate or rehearse in numbers, verse or poetry. Arms and the man I sing While stretch'd at ease you sing your happy loves.
SINGE, verb transitive sinj. To burn slightly or superficially; to burn the surface of a thing as the nap of cloth, or the hair of the skin; as, to singe off the beard. Thus riding on his curls, he seem'd to pass A rolling fire along, and singe the grass.
SINGE, noun A burning of the surface; a slight burn.
SING'ED, participle passive Burnt superficially.
SING'EING, participle present tense Burning the surface.
SING'ER, noun [from sing.]
1. One that sings.
2. One versed in music, or one whose occupation is to sing; as a chorus of singers.
3. A bird that sings.
SING'ING, participle present tense Uttering melodious or musical notes; making a shrill sound; celebrating in song; reciting in verse.
SING'ING, noun The act of uttering sounds with musical inflections; musical articulation; the utterance of melodious notes.
SING'ING-BOOK, noun A music book, as it ought to be called; a book containing tunes.
SING'INGLY, adverb With sounds like singing; with a kind of tune.
SING'ING-MAN, noun A man who sings, or is employed to sing; as in cathedrals.
SING'ING-M'ASTER, noun A music master; one that teaches vocal music
SING'ING-WOMAN, noun A woman employed to sing.
1. Separate; one; only; individual; consisting of one only; as a single star; a single city; a single act.
2. Particular; individual. No single man is born with a right of controlling the opinions of all the rest.
3. Uncompounded. Simple ideas are opposed to complex, and single to compound.
4. Alone; having no companion or assistant. Who single hast maintain'd against revolted multitudes the cause of truth.
5. Unmarried; as a single man; a single woman.
6. Not double; not complicated; as a single thread; a single strand of a rope.
7. Performed with one person or antagonist on a side, or with one person only opposed to another; as a single fight; a single combat.
8. Pure; simple; incorrupt; unbiased; having clear vision of divine truth. Matthew 6:22.
9. Small; weak; silly
10. In botany, a single flower is when there is only one on a stem, and in common usage, one not double.
SIN'GLE, verb transitive
1. To select, as an individual person or thing from among a number; to choose one from others. --A dog who can single out his master in the dark.
2. To sequester; to withdraw; to retire; as an agent singling itself from comforts.
3. To take alone; as men commendable when singled from society.
4. To separate.
SIN'GLED, participle passive Selected from among a number.
1. The state of being one only or separate from all others; the opposite of doubleness, complication or multiplicity.
2. Simplicity; sincerity; purity of mind or purpose; freedom from duplicity; as singleness of belief; singleness of heart.
1. Individually; particularly; as, to make men singly and personally good.
2. Only; by himself. Look thee, 'tis so, thou singly honest man.
3. Without partners, companions or associates; as, to attack another singly At ombre singly to decide their doom.
4. Honestly; sincerely.
SIN'GULAR, adjective [Latin singularis, from singulus, single.]
1. Single; not complex or compound. That idea which represents one determinate thing, is called a singular idea, whether simple, complex or compound.
2. In grammar, expressing one person or thing; as the singular number. The singular number stands opposed to dual and plural.
3. Particular; existing by itself; unexampled; as a singular phenomenon. Your case is hard, but not singular
4. Remarkable; eminent; unusual; rare; as a man of singular gravity, or singular attainments.
SIN'GULAR, noun A particular instance. [Unusual.]
1. Peculiarity; some character or quality of a thing by which it is distinguished from all, or from most others. Pliny addeth this singularity to that soil, that the second year the very falling of the seeds yieldeth corn.
2. An uncommon character or form; something curious or remarkable. I took notice of this little figure for the singularity of the instrument.
3. Particular privilege, prerogative or distinction. No bishop of Rome ever took upon him this name of singularity (universal bishop.) Catholicism-must be understood in opposition to the legal singularity of the Jewish nation.
4. Character or trait of character different from that of others; peculiarity. The singularity of living according to the strict precepts of the gospel is highly to be commended.
6. Celibacy. [Not in use.]
SIN'GULARIZE, verb transitive To make single. [Not in use.]
1. Peculiarly; in a manner or degree not common to others. It is no disgrace to be singularly good.
2. Oddly; strangely.
3. So as to express one or the singular number.
SIN'GULT, noun [Latin singullus.] A sigh. [Not in use.]