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Definition 1: an inclined surface connecting two levels - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ramp in the sense of this definition

(ramp is a kind of ...) a simple machine for elevating objects; consists of plane surface that makes an acute angle with the horizontal

(... is a kind of ramp ) a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump

Definition 2: a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft - [noun denoting artifact]

(ramp is a kind of ...) a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps

Definition 3: North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for ramp in the sense of this definition

(ramp is a kind of ...) bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor

Definition 4: stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing - [verb of contact]

(ramp is a kind of ...) be standing; be upright

"We had to stand for the entire performance!"

Definition 5: creep up -- used especially of plants - [verb of motion]

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

  • The roses ramped over the wall

(ramp is a kind of ...) go upward with gradual or continuous progress

"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

Definition 6: be rampant - [verb of perception]

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

  • the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction

(ramp is a kind of ...) assume a posture as for artistic purposes

"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"

(ramp belongs to category ...) the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies

Definition 7: furnish with a ramp - [verb of possession]

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

  • The ramped auditorium

(ramp is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(ramp belongs to category ...) the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect

Definition 8: behave violently, as if in state of a great anger - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for ramp in the sense of this definition

(ramp is a kind of ...) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

"You should act like an adult" "Don't behave like a fool" "What makes her do this way?" "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

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