ram (something) home

Definition of ram (something) home

  1. :  to make (something) very clear and obvious in a forceful way He tried to ram home the importance of meeting the deadline. She hoped that the pictures and examples would ram her point home.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a male sheep

    :  aries

    :  battering ram

  1. :  to strike with violence :  crash

    :  to move with extreme rapidity

    :  to force in by or as if by driving

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

homeplay
  1. :  one's place of residence :  domicile

    :  house

    :  the social unit formed by a family living together

  1. :  to or at one's place of residence or home (see 1home 1a)

    :  to a final, closed, or ultimate position

    :  to or at an ultimate objective (such as a goal or finish line)

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a place of residence, place of origin, or base of operations

    :  prepared, done, or designed for use in a home (see 1home)

    :  operating or occurring in an area that is a headquarters or base of operations

  1. :  to go or return to one's place of residence or origin :  to go or return home (see 1home)

    :  to return accurately to one's native area of place of birth or origin from a distance :  to return home

    :  to proceed or direct attention toward an objective


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