verb (used with object), rammed, ram·ming.
Origin of ram1
Synonyms for ram
Origin of ram2
Origin of RAM
Related Words for ramsmash, crash, slam, stab, sink, thrust, cram, wedge, pound, force, crowd, dash, hook, hit, hammer, impact, poke, strike, plunge, run
Examples from the Web for ram
Contemporary Examples of ram
Where and when and why did Russ meet Ram Dass, for goodness sakes?The Great Russ Hemenway
March 3, 2014
And then the ram is caught by its horns in the bush and is sacrificed instead.The American Prophet of Delusion: Robert Stone in Conversation
November 15, 2013
They wanted to ram that fact down the throat of would-be rivals, like the Russians, and even longtime friends, like the French.How to Stop Iran: Obama's War By Other Means
September 28, 2013
Sales of the Ram Truck line were up 29 percent year over year, whiles sales of the Dodge Durango SUV were up 117 percent.U.S. Car Sales Roar in August
September 4, 2013
Encouraged by this success, Audi, Grand Cherokee and Ram all have plans to launch diesel vehicles going forward.July was the Greenest Month Ever for U.S. Car Sales
August 6, 2013
Historical Examples of ram
And they'll ram Truth down your throat till you're sick of it.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
One man got his family into a boat to go to Ram Island for safety.The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
He raised the fence-rail again and made as if to ram the door.The Inn at the Red Oak
He tried to ram the German ship with the stern of his ship, but failed in the attempt.
Then I went down and got that constable and he come and executed on that ram.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight
Mathew Joseph Holt
verb rams, ramming or rammed
Word Origin for ram
n acronym for computing
Old English ramm "male sheep," also "battering ram" and the zodiac sign; earlier rom "male sheep," a West Germanic word (cf. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch, Dutch, Old High German ram), of unknown origin. Perhaps [Klein] connected with Old Norse rammr "strong," Old Church Slavonic ramenu "impetuous, violent."
1957, acronym for random access memory (computerese).
"to beat with a heavy implement," c.1300, from ram (n.). Related: Rammed; ramming.