Search Result for "cram":
1. crowd or pack to capacity;
- Example: "the theater was jampacked"
[syn: jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad]
2. put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled;
- Example: "cram books into the suitcase"
3. study intensively, as before an exam;
- Example: "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
[syn: cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone]
4. prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cram \Cram\, v. i. 1. To eat greedily, and to satiety; to stuff. [1913 Webster] Gluttony . . . . Crams, and blasphemes his feeder. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To make crude preparation for a special occasion, as an examination, by a hasty and extensive course of memorizing or study. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cram \Cram\, n. 1. The act of cramming. [1913 Webster] 2. Information hastily memorized; as, a cram from an examination. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Weaving) A warp having more than two threads passing through each dent or split of the reed. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cram \Cram\ (kr[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crammed (kr[a^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Cramming.] [AS. crammian to cram; akin to Icel. kremja to squeeze, bruise, Sw. krama to press. Cf. Cramp.] 1. To press, force, or drive, particularly in filling, or in thrusting one thing into another; to stuff; to crowd; to fill to superfluity; as, to cram anything into a basket; to cram a room with people. [1913 Webster] Their storehouses crammed with grain. --Shak. [1913 Webster] He will cram his brass down our throats. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill with food to satiety; to stuff. [1913 Webster] Children would be freer from disease if they were not crammed so much as they are by fond mothers. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Cram us with praise, and make us As fat as tame things. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To put hastily through an extensive course of memorizing or study, as in preparation for an examination; as, a pupil is crammed by his tutor. [1913 Webster]V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2006):
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CRAM Card Random Access Memory (RAM, IC)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
163 Moby Thesaurus words for "cram": allay, assault, batten, bear, bear upon, bolt, bolt down, bone up, boost, brim, brush up, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, butt, butt against, charge, chock, choke, cloy, coach, compact, compress, concentrate, condense, congest, consolidate, cram in, cram up, cram with facts, crowd, crowd in, crush, densen, densify, devour, dig, drench, drive, drive in, elbow, engorge, fill, fill to overflowing, fill up, force, force in, freight, get up, get up on, glut, gluttonize, goad, gobble, gorge, gormandize, grind, gulp, gulp down, guttle, guzzle, heap, hurtle, hustle, impact, ingurgitate, jab, jade, jam, jam in, jam-pack, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, knock in, lade, live to eat, load, lucubrate, nudge, overburden, overcharge, overdose, overeat, overfeed, overfill, overgorge, overlade, overload, oversaturate, overstuff, overweight, pack, pack in, pad, pall, pang, pile drive, plunge in, poke, poke in, polish up, pound in, press, press in, prime, prod, punch, push, push in, ram, ram down, ram in, rattle, raven, read up on, review, rub up, run, run against, run in, sate, satiate, satisfy, saturate, shake, shoulder, shove, slake, slop, soak, solidify, squash, squeeze, squeeze in, stress, study, study up, study up on, stuff, stuff in, stuff with knowledge, supercharge, supersaturate, surcharge, surfeit, swot, tamp, tamp in, thrust, thrust in, top off, tutor, wad, wedge, wedge in, weight, wolf, wolf down