(noun, verb)


1. a large quantity of written matter

- he wrote reams and reams

Definition categories: quantity

2. a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires

Definition categories: quantity

Sentences with ream as a noun:

- I can't go – I still have reams of work left.


1. squeeze the juice out (of a fruit) with a reamer

- ream oranges

Definition categories: contact, express, extract

2. remove by making a hole or by boring

- the dentist reamed out the debris in the course of the root canal treatment

Definition categories: change, remove, take, withdraw

3. enlarge with a reamer

- ream a hole

Definition categories: change, enlarge