Definition of Trample

1. Noun. The sound of heavy treading or stomping. "He heard the trample of many feet"

Exact synonyms: Trampling
Generic synonyms: Sound



2. Verb. Tread or stomp heavily or roughly. "The children trample to the playground"; "The soldiers trampled across the fields"
Exact synonyms: Tread
Generic synonyms: Walk
Specialized synonyms: Treadle
Derivative terms: Trampler, Trampling

3. Verb. Injure by trampling or as if by trampling. "The passerby was trampled by an elephant"
Generic synonyms: Injure, Wound
Derivative terms: Trampler

4. Verb. Walk on and flatten. "Trample the flowers"
Exact synonyms: Tramp Down, Tread Down
Generic synonyms: Walk
Derivative terms: Trampler

Definition of Trample

1. v. t. To tread under foot; to tread down; to prostrate by treading; as, to trample grass or flowers.

2. v. i. To tread with force and rapidity; to stamp.

3. n. The act of treading under foot; also, the sound produced by trampling.

Definition of Trample

1. Verb. (transitive) To crush and destroy something by walking on it. ¹

2. Verb. (context: by extension) To treat someone harshly. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To walk heavily and destructively. ¹

4. Verb. (context: by extension) To cause emotional injury as if by trampling. ¹

5. Noun. the sound of heavy footsteps ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trample

1. to tread on heavily [v -PLED, -PLING, -PLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trample

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Literary usage of Trample

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"Softening, however, his tone, Galerius insinuated to the ambassador, that it had never been the practice of the Romans to trample on a prostrate enemy ..."

2. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"But all ye pastors, and ministers, Bourne, and the rest, who are apostatized from the apostles' doctrine, and Christ's doctrine, ye trample upon the ..."

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