Synonyms for 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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