Synonyms for ream
- a lot
- great deal
Antonyms for ream
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REAM
"If you're so hungry, help yourself to a ream of fish-wafer," snapped Sayre.
One letter from you would do her more good than a ream of mine.
Mary returned to the pony, and Richard to his ream, which he was cutting into sermon-paper.
Perhaps so; but if I have tired you, it is more than you could do by me, were you to fill a ream of paper.
They give a better picture of the condition of society, than a ream of notes.
The sum he eventually paid for the paper was 25 roubles (£1) a ream!
I suppose that in England or in France the ream consists of 500 sheets?
Gave Father a ream of paper, and he gave me Emerson's picture; so both were happy.
So I'm going to write you a ream, Matilda Anne, whether you like it or not.
Fly-leaves should be made of white book paper, 80 pounds to the ream, guarded with jaconet on both sides.
measure of paper, mid-14c., from Old French reyme, from Spanish resma, from Arabic rizmah "bundle" (of paper), from rasama "collect into a bundle." The Moors brought manufacture of cotton paper to Spain.
Early variant rym (late 15c.) suggests a Dutch influence (cf. Dutch riem), probably borrowed from Spanish during the time of Hapsburg control of Holland. For ordinary writing paper, 20 quires of 24 sheets each, or 480 sheets; often 500 or more to allow for waste; slightly different numbers for drawing or printing paper.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR REAM
- bawl out
- chew out
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- drag over the coals
- dress down
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- lay out
- lean on
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