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ram

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ram

  1. 1 to come into usually forceful contact with something <the truck suddenly swerved and rammed into the side of a building> Synonyms bang, bash, bump, collide, crash, impact, impinge, knock, hit, slam, smash, strike, swipe, thudRelated Words bounce, carom, clunk, glance, rebound, ricochet, skim, skip; contact, land, touch; brush, graze, kiss, nudge, scrape, shave, sweep; bulldoze, jostle, muscle, press, pushNear Antonyms miss, skirt

  2. 2 to fit (people or things) into a tight space <rammed as many candies into his mouth as he could fit> Synonyms cram, crush, jam, crowd, sandwich, shoehorn, squeeze, stuff, wedgeRelated Words fill, heap, jam-pack, load, pack

  3. 3 to proceed or move quickly <I threw myself out of the way as a car rammed through the crosswalk> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, hurry, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke




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