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1. lam

verb. ['ˈlæm'] flee; take to one's heels; cut and run.

Synonyms

  • scarper
  • skedaddle
  • take to the woods
  • head for the hills
  • run
  • run away
  • take flight
  • fly the coop
  • go away
  • hightail it
  • flee
  • bunk
  • escape
  • turn tail
  • scat
  • break away
  • go forth
  • fly

Antonyms

  • pop in
  • stand still
  • hop on
  • work time

Etymology

  • lemja (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Lam

  • vandamme
  • vandam
  • inghram
  • durham
  • stram
  • sram
  • panam
  • mme
  • mcham
  • madame
  • kvamme
  • kvam
  • exam
  • burcham
  • beacham
  • abram
  • wham
  • tram
  • swam
  • stamm
  • stam
  • spam
  • siam
  • schramm
  • schram
  • scam
  • quamme
  • kramme
  • kramm
  • kram

2. lam

verb. ['ˈlæm'] give a thrashing to; beat hard.

Synonyms

  • cream
  • beat
  • thresh
  • beat up
  • lick
  • flail
  • work over
  • clobber
  • thrash
  • drub

Antonyms

  • dock
  • get on
  • come
  • file in

Etymology

  • lemja (Old Norse)

3. lam

noun. ['ˈlæm'] a rapid escape (as by criminals).

Synonyms

  • escape
  • getaway

Antonyms

  • pull in
  • disinherit
  • be born

Etymology

  • lemja (Old Norse)

Example sentences of the word lam


1. Noun, singular or mass
First you'll need a socket, which is the part that holds the bulb and most often the knob or switch to control the lam -- although some lamps do instead use a switch located on the cord.

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