Meaning of RAM in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ræm ]

( rams, ramming, rammed)


If a vehicle rams something such as another vehicle, it crashes into it with a lot of force, usually deliberately.

The thieves fled, ramming the policeman’s car...

VERB : V n


If you ram something somewhere, you push it there with great force.

He rammed the key into the lock and kicked the front door open.

VERB : V n adv / prep


A ram is an adult male sheep.



see also battering ram


If something rams home a message or a point, it makes it clear in a way that is very forceful and that people are likely to listen to.

The report by Marks & Spencer’s chairman will ram this point home...

to ram something down someone’s throat: see throat

PHRASE : V inflects

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