(redirected from cramming)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • verb

Synonyms for cram

Synonyms for cram

to fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


Synonyms for cram

crowd or pack to capacity

put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled

study intensively, as before an exam

prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam

References in periodicals archive ?
Cramming merely and partially helps in storing vocabulary and information in the brain while skills guide the brain to use the words and information when, where and how, he added.
Sommer (1968) defined cramming as "a heavy burst of studying immediately before an exam which followed a long period of neglect and reliance on memorization rather than understanding" (p.
I have a 20-year background in telecommunications contracts and billing and I have never seen cramming as bad as it is today," said Dave Spofford, CEO of Xigo.
This type of cramming is difficult to prove as carriers do not like to cooperate by furnishing their switch records to compare with the billing records.
However, cramming has declined over the last year, according to Holly Anderson, director of Communications at the National Consumer League.
The practice of cramming should be eradicated, and students must be appreciated to be creative to write thoughts in their own words.
We have been adjusting customer bills and eliminating cramming charges to ease the burden on consumers.
In an analysis of local phone service providers, UCAN rated SBC fair, but cautioned consumers to watch bills closely ``for products and services you didn't order,'' a practice called cramming (as in cramming the bill with add-on charges consumers may not notice).
Our goal is to better serve our customers who have been victims of fraud by placing these third-party billing issues -- such as cramming and slamming -- in the hands of trained experts at the Redding center.
Both schools spent last week cramming for the competition, in which the theme this year is communications and culture.
Pacific Bell has taken the next step in its program to crack down on cramming, the practice used by some providers to add unauthorized charges to telephone bills for products or services that customers either never ordered and may not have received.
5, 1998--In a first for the nation's local phone companies, Pacific Bell today unveiled a new page on its Web site that will allow customers to electronically report slamming and cramming complaints online directly to the company.
National Consumers League President Linda Golodner said, "We applaud GTE for taking a strong stand against cramming.
Pacific Bell today affirmed its pledge to protect customers from fraud and announced it has discontinued billing for 20 telecommunications providers for cramming customers.
We've put the rest of the industry on notice that Nevada Bell will not tolerate cramming of our customers.