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Synonyms for ream

Noun

1. ream, large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount
usage: a large quantity of written matter; "he wrote reams and reams"
2. ream, definite quantity
usage: a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires

Verb

1. ream, press out, express, extract
usage: squeeze the juice out (of a fruit) with a reamer; "ream oranges"
2. ream, remove, take, take away, withdraw
usage: remove by making a hole or by boring; "the dentist reamed out the debris in the course of the root canal treatment"
3. ream, enlarge
usage: enlarge with a reamer; "ream a hole"
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