What does trounce mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce(verb)

    beat severely with a whip or rod

    "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"

  2. beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish(verb)

    come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

    "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

  3. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast(verb)

    censure severely or angrily

    "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"


  1. trounce(Verb)

    to win against (someone) by a wide margin; to beat thoroughly, to defeat heavily

    The Mexican team trounced the Americans by 10 goals to 1.

  2. trounce(Verb)

    to punish

  3. trounce(Verb)

    to beat severely; thrash

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trounce(verb)

    to punish or beat severely; to whip smartly; to flog; to castigate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trounce

    trowns, v.t. to punish or beat severely. [O. Fr. troncer, to cut—L. truncus, a trunk.]

Anagrams for trounce »

  1. counter

  2. recount

How to pronounce trounce?

  1. Alex
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How to say trounce in sign language?

  1. trounce


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trounce in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trounce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of trounce

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  • verhauen, verprügeln, [[scharf]] [[zurechtweisen]], vernichtend schlagenGerman
  • bategiEsperanto
  • aplastarSpanish
  • הביסHebrew
  • bategarIdo
  • mose, knuseNorwegian
  • ge storstryk, mosa, utklassa, krossa, klå uppSwedish
  • ทำให้พ่ายแพ้Thai
  • fırça atmak, dövmek, dayak atmak, paylamak, bozguna uğratmakTurkish
  • 痛擊Chinese

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