how to pronounce ramp


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ramp is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of ramp in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… I could have boneless instead ramp jokes …”

meanings of ramp


  1. A worthless person.
  2. An inclined surface that connects two levels; an incline.
  3. A leap or bound.
  4. A construction used to do skating tricks, usually in the form of part of a pipe.
  5. A speed bump.
  6. A large parking area in an airport for aircraft, for loading and unloading or for storage (see also apron).
  7. A road that connects a freeway to a surface street or another freeway.
  8. An American plant, Allium tricoccum, related to the onion; a wild leek.
  9. A surface inside the air intake of a supersonic aircraft which adjusts in position to allow for efficient shock wave compression of incoming air at a wide range of different Mach numbers.
  10. A promiscuous man or woman.
  11. A concave bend at the top or cap of a railing, wall, or coping; a romp.
  12. A mobile staircase that is attached to the doors of an aircraft at an airport.


  1. To (cause to) change value, often at a steady rate.
  2. To stand in a rampant position.
  3. To adapt a piece of iron to the woodwork of a gate.
  4. To behave violently; to rage.
  5. To climb, like a plant; to creep up.
  6. To spring; to leap; to bound, rear, or prance; to move swiftly or violently.

ramp frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ramp occurs in english on average 4.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ramp can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ramp can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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