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toll1

toll1

 
pronunciation:
tol
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tolled, tolling, tolls
definition 1: to cause (a large bell) to ring or chime, esp. with slow and measured strokes.
similar words:
chime, clang, ring, sound
definition 2: to announce or call by ringing a large bell.
synonyms:
knell, peal, sound
similar words:
call, chime, ring
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of a bell, to ring with slow single sounds.
synonyms:
knell
similar words:
clang, peal, ring, sound
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act of ringing a large bell, or the sound thus made.
synonyms:
knell, ring
similar words:
bell, chime, clang, peal, resonance, sound, tintinnabulation
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