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trample

tram·ple

trample

 
 
pronunciation:
traem pl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: trampled, tramples, trampling
definition 1: to step on in a heavy or noisy way; to crush with the feet; stamp (usually followed by "on", "upon", or "over").
The clumsy dancer trampled on her partner's toes.
synonyms:
stomp, tramp
similar words:
step
definition 2: to step on or with a heavy, noisy, crushing step.
The elephant trampled the undergrowth.
synonyms:
stomp
similar words:
crush, flatten, squash, tread
definition 3: to crush, destroy, or extinguish by or as if by treading underfoot (usu. fol. by out).
The harsh discipline trampled out all his finer instincts.
synonyms:
extinguish, stamp out
similar words:
annihilate, crush, rout, ruin, wreck
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or sound of trampling.
similar words:
stamp, tramp, tread