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ˈtræm pəltram·ple

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trample, tramplingverb

    the sound of heavy treading or stomping

    "he heard the trample of many feet"

  2. tread, trampleverb

    tread or stomp heavily or roughly

    "The soldiers trampled across the fields"

  3. trampleverb

    injure by trampling or as if by trampling

    "The passerby was trampled by an elephant"

  4. tramp down, trample, tread downverb

    walk on and flatten

    "tramp down the grass"; "trample the flowers"


  1. tramplenoun

    the sound of heavy footsteps

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

  2. trampleverb

    To crush and destroy something by walking on it.

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

  3. trampleverb

    To treat someone harshly.

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

  4. trampleverb

    To walk heavily and destructively.

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

  5. trampleverb

    To cause emotional injury as if by trampling.

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trampleverb

    to tread under foot; to tread down; to prostrate by treading; as, to trample grass or flowers

  2. Trampleverb

    fig.: To treat with contempt and insult

  3. Trampleverb

    to tread with force and rapidity; to stamp

  4. Trampleverb

    to tread in contempt; -- with on or upon

  5. Tramplenoun

    the act of treading under foot; also, the sound produced by trampling

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trample

    tramp′l, v.t. to tread under foot: to tread with pride, to insult.—v.i. to tread in contempt: to tread forcibly and rapidly.—n. a trampling.—n. Tramp′ler. [A freq. of tramp.]

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  1. templar, Templar

  2. Templar

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trample in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trample in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of trample in a Sentence

  1. Rick Ector:

    In this current day and age of global terrorism even the government can't protect every single one of us despite what they claim and how many civil liberties they trample upon during their efforts in the name of national security. Our government should instead play to our strengths - being lovers of freedom - and support and encourage us to arm ourselves from all predators regardless of their specific ideologies and aims: terrorism, racism, sociopathy, and violent crime. THAT would be REAL national security.

  2. Michelle Manhart:

    The flag is an iconic symbol for freedom, if you are going to fight for a cause and use the First Amendment - how are you going to stomp and trample the icon that gives you that right ?

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    The populace becomes shattered when laws are created or altered to trample rights and freedoms; hope is lost, and aspirations quelled; the state shall become the enemy and the people have no choice; conflict advances slow on a darkened horizon.

  4. Saint Augustine:

    We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot.

  5. Benny Gantz:

    Naftali Bennett, I know that you're a person of values. I know that Israel is important to you... You must announce today that you are joining a pro-change government and that you support the presidential mandate being granted to Yair Lapid... You are a person of values. Don't let Benjamin Netanyahu trample you.

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    brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
    • A. cosmopolitan
    • B. aligned
    • C. tight
    • D. greedy

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