Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cram

4 senses of cram

Sense 1
jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad -- (crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked")
       => stuff -- (cram into a cavity; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets")

Sense 2
cram -- (put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled; "cram books into the suitcase")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 3
cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone -- (study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam")
       => study, hit the books -- (learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now")

Sense 4
cram -- (prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam)
       => fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set -- (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill")

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