Detailed Translations for jam from English to French


jam [the ~] noun

  1. the jam (marmelade; preserve)
    la confiture
  2. the jam
    la confiture; la confitures
  3. the jam (blockage; congestion; stoppage; constipation)
    l'obstruction; le bouchon; l'embouteillage; l'engorgement; la stagnation; la constipation; l'encombrement; le cumul
  4. the jam (marmalade)
    la marmelade; la confiture
  5. the jam (stagnation; congestion; stoppage; hold-up)
    la stagnation; l'immobilité
  6. the jam (stagnation; congestion)
    le refoulement; la propulsion

to jam verb (jams, jammed, jamming)

  1. to jam (block; obstruct)
    bloquer; barrer; fermer
    • bloquer verb (bloque, bloques, bloquons, bloquez, )
    • barrer verb (barre, barres, barrons, barrez, )
    • fermer verb (ferme, fermes, fermons, fermez, )
  2. to jam (get stuck; run aground; becoming stuck)
  3. to jam (stalemate)
    serrer; mettre au pied du mur
    • serrer verb (serre, serres, serrons, serrez, )

Conjugations for jam:

  1. jam
  2. jam
  3. jams
  4. jam
  5. jam
  6. jam
simple past
  1. jammed
  2. jammed
  3. jammed
  4. jammed
  5. jammed
  6. jammed
present perfect
  1. have jammed
  2. have jammed
  3. has jammed
  4. have jammed
  5. have jammed
  6. have jammed
past continuous
  1. was jamming
  2. were jamming
  3. was jamming
  4. were jamming
  5. were jamming
  6. were jamming
  1. shall jam
  2. will jam
  3. will jam
  4. shall jam
  5. will jam
  6. will jam
continuous present
  1. am jamming
  2. are jamming
  3. is jamming
  4. are jamming
  5. are jamming
  6. are jamming
  1. be jammed
  2. be jammed
  3. be jammed
  4. be jammed
  5. be jammed
  6. be jammed
  1. jam!
  2. let's jam!
  3. jammed
  4. jamming
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for jam:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bouchon blockage; congestion; constipation; jam; stoppage buildup of traffic; cap; cork; crown-cap; dowel; float; fuse; fuze; peg; plug; safety fuse; stagnancy; stagnation; standstill; tailback; traffic block; traffic jam
confiture jam; marmalade; marmelade; preserve aspic; gelatine; jelly
confitures jam
constipation blockage; congestion; constipation; jam; stoppage blockage; congestion; constipation; stagnancy; stagnation; standstill
cumul blockage; congestion; constipation; jam; stoppage accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; congestion; cumulation; gathering; heap; load; mess; mountain; muddle; pack; pile; piling up; rollup; sifting; sorting; stagnancy; stagnation; standstill
embouteillage blockage; congestion; constipation; jam; stoppage bottleneck; bottling; bottling room; buildup of traffic; file; line; narrowing of the road; queue; road narrowing; row; stagnancy; stagnation; standstill; tailback; traffic block; traffic bottleneck; traffic jam
encombrement blockage; congestion; constipation; jam; stoppage accumulation; bar; barrier; buildup of traffic; congelation; congestion; hindrance; impediment; mess; mountain; muddle; obstacle; obstruction; roadblock; stagnancy; stagnation; standstill; stoppage; tailback; traffic block; traffic jam
engorgement blockage; congestion; constipation; jam; stoppage
immobilité congestion; hold-up; jam; stagnation; stoppage stagnancy; stagnation; standstill
marmelade jam; marmalade
obstruction blockage; congestion; constipation; jam; stoppage barrier; barrier obstacles; block; blockage; congelation; hampering; hindrance; impediment; impeding; interfering with; obstacle; obstruction; stagnancy; stagnation; standstill; stonewalling; stoppage; thwarting; traffic jam; trouble
propulsion congestion; jam; stagnation cheers; drive; driving mechanism; driving unit; encouragement; encouraging; energy; force; gin; help; impetus; jenever; locomotion; momentum; motor; propelling; propelling-force; propulsion; propulsive force; pushing on; putting on; soul; spirit; spunk; stay; stimulation; strength; support; switching on; thoroughness; turning on; turning up; urging; urging on
refoulement congestion; jam; stagnation banishment; deportation; expulsion
serrer screwing down; screwing home; screwing tighter
stagnation blockage; congestion; constipation; hold-up; jam; stagnation; stoppage stagnancy; stagnation; standstill
- crush; electronic jamming; fix; hole; jamming; kettle of fish; mess; muddle; pickle; press
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
barrer block; jam; obstruct bar; barricade; beat against the wind; block; blot out; clearly define; conclude; confine; cross; dam; define; demarcate; embank; encapsulate; enclose; end; envelope; fence; fence in; fence off; finish; hinder; limit; map out; mark out; navigate; obstruct; oppose; outline; prevent; restrict; sabotage; sail against the wind; stem; stop; tack; thwart; trace out; upset
bloquer block; jam; obstruct bar; barricade; block; bother; bring to a halt; bring to a standstill; force into the kerb; halt; hamper; hinder; impede; lay flat; obstruct; put to a stop; stem; stonewall; stop
fermer block; jam; obstruct abolish; annul; cancel; clearly define; close; close down; close tight; conclude; define; demarcate; draw; end; fence; fence in; fence off; finish; lock; map out; mark out; nullify; outline; pull shut; pull to; shut; tie up; trace out; turn off; undo
mettre au pied du mur jam; stalemate
serrer jam; stalemate bind tightly; caress; clamp; clasp; clench; clutch; compress; cuddle; fasten; fondle; gag; grasp; grip; hug; lock; oppress; pack; pinch; press; press together; pull to; screw; screw down; screw on; seize; span; squeeze; stretch; stroke; thighten; tighten; turn off; wedge
être dans une impasse becoming stuck; get stuck; jam; run aground be jammed; be stuck
- bind; block; chock up; close up; cram; crush; impede; jampack; mob; obstruct; obturate; occlude; pack; pile; ram; seize; throng; wad

Related Words for "jam":

  • jams

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Related Definitions for "jam":

  1. deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems1
  2. preserve of crushed fruit1
  3. a dense crowd of people1
  4. informal terms for a difficult situation1
  5. interfere with or prevent the reception of signals1
  6. block passage through1
  7. crush or bruise1
    • jam a toe1
  8. crowd or pack to capacity1
  9. get stuck and immobilized1
    • the mechanism jammed1
  10. push down forcibly1
    • The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor1
  11. press tightly together or cram1

Wiktionary Translations for jam:

  1. to cause congestion or blockage
  2. to block or confuse a broadcast signal
  3. music: to improvise as a group
  4. to force something into a space
  5. to get something stuck in a confined space
  1. impromptu informal performance
  2. blockage, congestion
  3. sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar
  1. Action de brouiller, résultat de cette action.
  2. Mélange de sucre et de fruits
  1. Serrer, mettre dans l’impossibilité de se mouvoir.
  2. improviser un concert.

Cross Translation:
jam confiture jam — een gelei van suiker en gekookt fruit, onder andere gebruikt als broodbeleg
jam confiture KonfitüreMarmelade aus nur einer Fruchtsorte
jam confiture Marmelade — mit Zucker eingekochtes Fruchtmark beziehungsweise eingekochte reife Früchte oder Beeren, die als Brotaufstrich verwendet werden
jam purée; compote MusBrei, Püree

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