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Noun: ramp  ramp
  1. An inclined surface connecting two levels
    - incline
  2. North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
    - wild leek, Allium tricoccum
  3. A movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft
Verb: ramp  ramp
  1. Behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
    - rage, storm
  2. (architecture) furnish with a ramp
    "The ramped auditorium"
  3. (heraldry) be rampant
  4. Creep up -- used especially of plants
    "The roses ramped over the wall"
  5. Stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing

Derived forms: ramps, ramping, ramped

Type of: act, alliaceous plant, behave, climb, climb up, do, furnish, go up, inclined plane, model, mount, pose, posture, provide, render, sit, staircase, stairway, stand, stand up, supply

Encyclopedia: Ramp, West Virginia