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Synonyms of ping

Noun


1. Ping, Ping River

usage: a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya

2. ping, sound

usage: a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)

Verb


1. ping, hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with

usage: hit with a pinging noise; "The bugs pinged the lamp shade"

2. pink, ping, knock, sound, go

usage: sound like a car engine that is firing too early; "the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline"; "The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded"

3. ping, sound, go

usage: make a short high-pitched sound; "the bullet pinged when they struck the car"

4. ping, reach, get through, get hold of, contact

usage: contact, usually in order to remind of something; "I'll ping my accountant--April 15 is nearing"

5. ping, reach, get through, get hold of, contact

usage: send a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active; "ping your machine in the office"

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