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tram·ple

trample

 
 
pronunciation:
traem pl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to tread on or with a heavy, noisy, crushing step.
The marching soldiers trampled the young crops in the field.The fans nearly trampled each other as they charged into the auditorium.
synonyms:
stomp, tramp
similar words:
crush, flatten, squash, stamp, tread
definition 2: 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:
destroy, extinguish, squash, stamp out
similar words:
annihilate, crush, rout, ruin, wreck
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: tramples, trampling, trampled
definition: to tread heavily, noisily, and with crushing force; stamp (usu. fol. by "on", "upon," or "over").
I'll dance with you, but don't trample on my toes.The deer come to eat my berries, but they also trample on my flowers.
synonyms:
stomp, tramp, tread
similar words:
step
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or sound of trampling.
synonyms:
stomp
similar words:
stamp, tramp, tread