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cram

verb

1 cram

Crowd or pack to capacity.

synonyms: chock up, jam, jampack, ram, wad.

Roget 537: teach, instruct, educate, edify, school, tutor; cram, prime, coach; enlighten etc. (inform) 527.    inculcate, ... show more

Roget 194: become larger etc. (large) etc. 192; expand, widen, enlarge, extend, grow, increase, incrassate, swell, gather; ... show more

Roget 72: assemble [be or come together], collect, muster; meet, unite, join, rejoin; cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, ... show more

Roget 261: close, occlude, plug; block up, stop up, fill up, bung up, cork up, button up, stuff up, shut up, dam up; blockade, ... show more

Dutch: proppen



2 cram

Put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled.

3 cram

Study intensively, as before an exam.

synonyms: bone, bone up, drum, get up, grind away, mug up, swot, swot up.

Roget 539: learn; acquire knowledge, gain knowledge, receive knowledge, take in knowledge, drink in knowledge, imbibe knowledge, pick up knowledge, gather knowledge, get knowledge, obtain knowledge, collect knowledge, glean knowledge, glean information, ... show more

Dutch: blokken, hengsten, pezen, pompen, vossen

4 cram

Prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam.


noun

Roget 957: gluttony; greed, avarice; greediness etc. adj.; voracity.    epicurism; good living, high living; edacity, gulosity, crapulence; guttling, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: 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 ... show more.

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