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Definition 1: uncastrated adult male sheep - [noun denoting animal]

Samples where ram or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a British term is `tup'

Synonyms for ram in the sense of this definition

(ram is a kind of ...) woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat

(ram is a part of ...) one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

Definition 2: a tool for driving or forcing something by impact - [noun denoting artifact]

(ram is a kind of ...) an implement used in the practice of a vocation

(... is a kind of ram ) a ram used to break down doors of fortified buildings

(... is a kind of ram ) a tool for driving something with force

(ram is a part of ...) the striking part of a tool

"the head of the hammer"

Definition 3: the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ram in the sense of this definition

(ram is a kind of ...) computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off

(... is a kind of ram ) (computer science) a computer memory consisting of an array of magnetic cores; now superseded by semiconductor memories

(ram is a part of ...) (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system

(ram is a part of ...) (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories

"each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"

(ram is a part of ...) (computer science) a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors

"access to a RAM disk is very fast but the data it contains is lost when the system is turned off"

Definition 4: the first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for ram in the sense of this definition

(ram is an instance of ...) (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

Definition 5: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ram in the sense of this definition

(ram is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(ram belongs to category ...) a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon

Definition 6: force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically - [verb of contact]

Samples where ram or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She rammed her mind into focus
  • He drives me mad

Synonyms for ram in the sense of this definition

(ram is a kind of ...) push forcefully

"He thrust his chin forward"

(... is a kind of ram ) drive obliquely

"toe a nail"

(ram has a similar meaning as ...) compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment

"She finally drove him to change jobs"

(ram has a similar meaning as ...) to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly

"She is driven by her passion"

Definition 7: undergo damage or destruction on impact - [verb of contact]

Samples where ram or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the plane crashed into the ocean
  • The car crashed into the lamp post

Synonyms for ram in the sense of this definition

(ram is a kind of ...) crash together with violent impact

"The cars collided" "Two meteors clashed"

Definition 8: strike or drive against with a heavy impact - [verb of contact]

Samples where ram or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
  • pound on the door

Synonyms for ram in the sense of this definition

(ram is a kind of ...) push forcefully

"He thrust his chin forward"

Definition 9: crowd or pack to capacity - [verb of contact]

Samples where ram or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the theater was jampacked

Synonyms for ram in the sense of this definition

(ram is a kind of ...) cram into a cavity

"The child stuffed candy into his pockets"

(ram has a similar meaning as ...) put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled

"cram books into the suitcase"

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