Synonyms of jam


1. jam, conserve, preserve, conserves, preserves

usage: preserve of crushed fruit

2. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish, difficulty

usage: informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"

3. crush, jam, press, crowd

usage: a dense crowd of people

4. jamming, electronic jamming, jam, electronic countermeasures, ECM

usage: deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems


1. throng, mob, pack, pile, jam, crowd, crowd together

usage: press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"

2. jam, push, force

usage: push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"

3. jam, crush, bruise, contuse

usage: crush or bruise; "jam a toe"

4. jam, block, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off

usage: interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"

5. jam, malfunction, misfunction

usage: get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed"

6. jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad, stuff

usage: crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"

7. obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up, impede, hinder

usage: block passage through; "obstruct the path"

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Definition and meaning of jam (Dictionary)