preserve of crushed fruit
fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish(noun)
informal terms for a difficult situation
"he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
tidy sum, smother, peck, mint, crush, plenty, lot, location, locating, localisation, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, mare's nest, press, pile, muckle, fixture, mend, golf hole, electronic jamming, good deal, maw, fixing, mending, sight, gob, trap, deal, pickle, flock, stack, kettle of fish, fuddle, wad, messiness, hatful, mickle, hollow, heap, great deal, mess, repair, clutter, mess hall, mass, jamming, batch, yap, mountain, welter, spate, mussiness, slew, localization, jumble, cakehole, muss, muddle, reparation, pot
crush, jam, press(noun)
a dense crowd of people
pressing, insistency, puppy love, military press, closet, calf love, electronic jamming, pickle, press, imperativeness, kettle of fish, crush, infatuation, public press, mechanical press, hole, wardrobe, mess, fix, pressure, compaction, insistence, printing press, crunch, muddle, crushed leather, jamming
jamming, electronic jamming, jam(verb)
deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
throng, mob, pack, pile, jam(verb)
press tightly together or cram
"The crowd packed the auditorium"
mob, wad, pile, ram, backpack, jampack, pack, obstruct, take, heap, crush, tamp, block, occlude, load down, impede, tamp down, bundle, chock up, throng, stack, carry, obturate, cram, close up, compact
push down forcibly
"The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
crush or bruise
"jam a toe"
vanquish, mob, wad, pile, squelch, oppress, demolish, beat, smash, mash, obturate, pack, break down, crush, chock up, close up, block, impede, obstruct, squeeze, cram, jampack, ram, trounce, suppress, throng, squash, beat out, shell, occlude
interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
"Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"
immobilize, block up, crush, lug, halt, ram, obturate, pile, pack, block off, close up, blank out, mob, freeze, obstruct, deflect, parry, stop, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, hinder, impede, block, forget, chock up, throng, stuff, stymy, blockade, immobilise, bar, occlude, barricade, cram, wad, choke up, jampack, stymie
get stuck and immobilized
"the mechanism jammed"
jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad(verb)
crowd or pack to capacity
"the theater was jampacked"
crash, mob, wad, pile, get up, swot, bone, force, obturate, pack, drive, swot up, crush, chock up, close up, grind away, block, impede, obstruct, bundle, cram, jampack, ram down, ram, mug up, throng, bone up, pound, drum, compact, occlude
obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up(verb)
block passage through
"obstruct the path"
immobilize, close, button up, fold, block up, crush, lug, halt, ram, obturate, pile, pack, block off, close up, blank out, mob, freeze, obstruct, deflect, parry, stop, embarrass, shut up, kibosh, draw a blank, hinder, impede, block, clam up, forget, chock up, throng, stuff, stymy, blockade, immobilise, bar, be quiet, occlude, barricade, dummy up, cram, wad, keep mum, choke up, jampack, stymie, shut down, belt up, close down
jam(noun)A sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar and allowed to congeal. Often spread on bread or toast or used in jam tarts.
jam(noun)An informal, impromptu performance or rehearsal.
jam(noun)A forceful dunk.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A crowd is a company of persons filling to excess the space they occupy and pressing inconveniently upon one another; the total number in a crowd may be great or small. Throng is a word of vastness and dignity, always implying that the persons are numerous as well as pressed or pressing closely together; there may be a dense crowd in a small room, but there can not be a throng. Host and multitude both imply vast numbers, but a multitude may be diffused over a great space so as to be nowhere a crowd; host is a military term, and properly denotes an assembly too orderly for crowding. Concourse signifies a spontaneous gathering of many persons moved by a common impulse, and has a suggestion of stateliness not found in the word crowd, while suggesting less massing and pressure than is indicated by the word throng.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
How to use jam in a sentence?
We are in a jam right now.
The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday --but never jam today.
If the jam continues, it will eventually begin to slow down our operations.
I had a branch to jam in the trap, and opened it just enough to get the talon out.
We can't say to the Nairobi resident: 'You have to sit in a traffic jam for the rest of your life,'.
Translations for jam
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- jam, konfytAfrikaans
- شَوشَ, مربىArabic
- esmaixadaCatalan, Valencian
- džem, marmeláda, zácpa, jamCzech
- jam, tagfaWelsh
- knibe, syltetøj, marmeladeDanish
- spontan musizieren, blockieren, Stau, Konfitüre, Marmelade, einklemmen, jammenGerman
- μαρμελάδα, μποτιλιάρισμαGreek
- atasco, mermeladaSpanish
- ریچار, مرباPersian
- jamit, häiritä, iskeä, tukkia, jammailla, donkkaus, tunkea, hillo, juuttua, ruuhka, pinne, pula, tukos, jammataFinnish
- fourrer, confiture, jam, embouteiller, bœuf, embouteillage, brouiller, enfoncer, enrayer, coincerFrench
- פקק, ריבהHebrew
- dzsem, gyümölcsíz, lekvár, ízHungarian
- ingorgo, confettura, guaio, marmellata, improvvisazione, pasticcioItalian
- GebeessLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- susigrūdimas, spūstis, uogienėLithuanian
- jem, selai, jelaiMalay
- jam, confituur, opstoppingDutch
- syltety, syltetøyNorwegian Nynorsk
- trengsel, knipe, trøbbel, vanskelighetNorwegian
- compota, geléiaPortuguese
- bruia, marmeladă, gemRomanian
- заглушить, варенье, джем-сейшен, зажать, втолкнуть, втискать, прищемить, вталкивать, прищемлять, зажимать, загромождать, впихивать, втискивать, глушить, джем, давка, загромоздить, затор, втиснуть, впихнуть, загромождение, переплётRussian
- пѐкмез, џе̏м, pèkmez, džȅmSerbo-Croatian
- jamma, trubbel, stockning, knipa, sylt, propp, jamSwedish
- jemu, msongamanoSwahili
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