What does trample mean?

Definitions for trample
ˈtræm pəltram·ple

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trample, trampling(verb)

    the sound of heavy treading or stomping

    "he heard the trample of many feet"

  2. tread, trample(verb)

    tread or stomp heavily or roughly

    "The soldiers trampled across the fields"

  3. trample(verb)

    injure by trampling or as if by trampling

    "The passerby was trampled by an elephant"

  4. tramp down, trample, tread down(verb)

    walk on and flatten

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


  1. trample(Noun)

    the sound of heavy footsteps

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

  2. trample(Verb)

    To crush and destroy something by walking on it.

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

  3. trample(Verb)

    To treat someone harshly.

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

  4. trample(Verb)

    To walk heavily and destructively.

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

  5. trample(Verb)

    To cause emotional injury as if by trampling.

    Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trample(verb)

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

  2. Trample(verb)

    fig.: To treat with contempt and insult

  3. Trample(verb)

    to tread with force and rapidity; to stamp

  4. Trample(verb)

    to tread in contempt; -- with on or upon

  5. Trample(noun)

    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.]

Anagrams for trample »

  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. Xavier Becerra:

    Today's court ruling stops another attempt by the Trump Administration to trample on women's access to basic reproductive care.

  2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    As the Nazis strived to trample civilization and replace it with a 'master race' while destroying the Jewish people, so is Iran striving to take over the region and expand further with a declared goal of destroying the Jewish state.

  3. 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.

  4. 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 ?

  5. Charles A. Beard:

    I am convinced that the world is not a mere bog in which men and women trample themselves in the mire and die. Something magnificent is taking place here amid the cruelties and tragedies, and the supreme challenge to intelligence is that of making the noblest and best in our curious heritage prevail.

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