Definitions for trample
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word trample.
the sound of heavy treading or stomping
"he heard the trample of many feet"
tread or stomp heavily or roughly
"The soldiers trampled across the fields"
injure by trampling or as if by trampling
"The passerby was trampled by an elephant"
tramp down, trample, tread downverb
walk on and flatten
"tramp down the grass"; "trample the flowers"
the sound of heavy footsteps
To crush and destroy something by walking on it.
To treat someone harshly.
To walk heavily and destructively.
To cause emotional injury as if by trampling.
Etymology: Frequentative form of tramp.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To tread under foot with pride, contempt, or elevation.
Etymology: tampe, Danish.
Cast not your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet. Mat. vii. 6.
My strength shall trample thee as mire. John Milton.
Diogenes trampled on Plato’s pride with greater of his own. Government of the Tongue.
Your country’s gods I scorn,
And trample on their ignominious altars. Nicholas Rowe.
I hear his thund’ring voice resound,
And trampling feet that shake the solid ground. Dryden.
Trample is an action where someone or something forcefully walks over or on top of something else, often causing damage or harm due to the strong force or weight applied. It can also metaphorically refer to the act of treating someone's rights, feelings, or desires with disrespect or disregard.
to tread under foot; to tread down; to prostrate by treading; as, to trample grass or flowers
fig.: To treat with contempt and insult
to tread with force and rapidity; to stamp
to tread in contempt; -- with on or upon
the act of treading under foot; also, the sound produced by trampling
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of trample in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of trample in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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 ?
I am inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart--the best brain.
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.
We would have to trample on individual liberties.
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.
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- herumtrampeln, zertrampeln, trampelnGerman
- talloa, tallataFinnish
- pestare, violare, calpestio, urtare, calpestare, offendereItalian
- 踏み荒らす, 踏みつけるJapanese
- топать, топтать, растоптатьRussian
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