Synonyms of jam in English

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jam1


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verb

1‘he jammed a finger in each ear’

SYNONYMS
stuff, shove, force, ram, thrust, wedge, press, push, stick, squeeze, compress, confine, cram, pack, sandwich, insert

2‘several hundred friends and celebrities jammed into the shop’

SYNONYMS
crowd, pack, pile, press, squeeze, cram
throng, occupy, fill, overfill, overcrowd
obstruct, block, clog, congest
North American mob

3‘the rudder had jammed’

SYNONYMS
stick, become stuck, catch, seize, seize up, become immobilized, become unable to move, become fixed, become wedged, become lodged, become trapped

4‘even dust could jam the mechanism’

SYNONYMS
immobilize, paralyse, disable, cripple
deactivate, put out of action, make inoperative
stop, halt, bring to a halt, bring to a standstill
ANTONYMS

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noun

1‘a traffic jam’

SYNONYMS
tailback, line, stream, hold-up, obstruction, congestion, bottleneck, stoppage
North American gridlock
informal snarl-up

2‘I'd tell you if we ever got into a real jam’

SYNONYMS
predicament, plight, tricky situation, ticklish situation, awkward situation, spot of trouble, bit of bother, difficulty, problem, puzzle, quandary, dilemma, muddle, mess, quagmire, mire, imbroglio, mare's nest, dire straits
with nowhere to turn
West Indian comess
informal pickle, stew, sticky situation, fix, hole, scrape, bind, spot, tight spot, corner, tight corner, fine kettle of fish, how-do-you-do, hot water, deep water
British informal spot of bother

Synonyms of jam in English

: jam1jam2

jam2


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noun

1‘raspberry jam’

SYNONYMS
preserve, conserve, jelly, marmalade
North American dulce
rare confiture, confection