verb (used with object), rammed, ram·ming.
Origin of ram1
Synonyms for ram
Related Words for rammedsmash, crash, slam, stab, sink, thrust, cram, wedge, pound, force, crowd, dash, hook, hit, hammer, impact, poke, strike, plunge, run
Examples from the Web for rammed
Contemporary Examples of rammed
After the Affordable Care Act was rammed through the Congress, something changed.Why Criticizing Obama Isn’t Racist
November 29, 2013
And he rammed his own rifle one inch from the face of the half-asleep figure.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah
November 11, 2013
During a night operation in the Solomon Islands in 1943, the patrol torpedo boat he commanded was rammed by a Japanese destroyer.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley
November 3, 2013
I was very lucky that their ringleader lost his balance as he rammed his bicycle into my abdomen for the second time.To the Woman Warrior I Didn't Know
January 5, 2013
The White House could not have been more ham-fisted in the way it rammed the bill through Congress.A Conservative Defense of Obamacare... from an AEI Scholar
September 30, 2012
Historical Examples of rammed
He swallowed down the tea with a gulp, and rammed the bread into his pocket.Great Uncle Hoot-Toot
Four of them seem to have rammed it and exploded without destroying it.Invasion
William Fitzgerald Jenkins
How many sticks of giant-powder have you rammed into this heading?The Greater Power
His hands were rammed deep into the pockets of his short leather jacket.Tales Of Hearsay
And I rammed all that into my story, the story I was telling to that young girl.Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
n acronym for computing
verb rams, ramming or rammed
Word Origin for ram
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.