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cram

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cram

  1. a great number of persons or things massed together <battling the rush-hour cram in the subway> Synonyms army, bike [chiefly Scottish], crowd, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mass, mob, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throngRelated Words masses, millions, rabble, rabblement, riffraff; gaggle; heap, mountain, pile; jam, logjam




cram

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cram

  1. 1 to fit (people or things) into a tight space <tried to cram one more book into the backpack> Synonyms crowd, crush, jam, ram, sandwich, shoehorn, squeeze, stuff, wedgeRelated Words fill, heap, jam-pack, load, pack

  2. 2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained <crammed his mouth with candy> Synonyms brim, charge, fill, heap, jam, jam-pack, load, pack, stuffRelated Words drench, flood, glut, swamp; bloat, bulk; crowd, crush, mat, press, ram, shove, squash, squeeze; refill, refresh, reload, repack, replenish; overcharge, overfill, overflow, saturate; honeycomb, penetrateNear Antonyms lighten; deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms clear, empty, evacuate, vacate, void

  3. 3 to fill with food to capacity <one of those eating contests in which competitors attempt to cram themselves with as many hot dogs as they can in three minutes> Synonyms gorge, glut, sate, stuff, surfeitRelated Words gobble, gormandize, pig out; gulp, guzzle; cloy, fill; banquet, feast, regaleNear Antonyms diet, fast

  4. 4 to swallow or eat greedily <the thoughtless guest crammed a dinner that had taken hours to prepare> Synonyms bolt, gobble, devour, glut [archaic], gorge, gormandize, gulp, ingurgitate, inhale, raven, scarf, scoff, slop, wolfRelated Words overeat, pig out, swillNear Antonyms nibble, peck, pick




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