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tram·ple

 (trăm′pəl)
v. tram·pled, tram·pling, tram·ples
v.tr.
1. To beat down with the feet so as to crush, bruise, or destroy; tramp on.
2. To treat harshly or ruthlessly: would trample anyone who got in their way.
v.intr.
1. To tread heavily or destructively: trampling on the flowers.
2. To inflict injury as if by treading heavily: "trampling on the feelings of those about you" (Thornton Wilder).
n.
The action or sound of trampling.

[Middle English tramplen, frequentative of trampen, to tramp; see tramp.]

tram′pler n.

trample

(ˈtræmpəl)
vb
1. to stamp or walk roughly (on): to trample the flowers.
2. to encroach (upon) so as to violate or hurt: to trample on someone's feelings.
n
the action or sound of trampling
[C14: frequentative of tramp; compare Middle High German trampeln]
ˈtrampler n

tram•ple

(ˈtræm pəl)

v. -pled, -pling,
n. v.i.
1. to tread or step heavily and noisily; stamp.
2. to tread heavily, roughly, or crushingly (usu. fol. by on, upon, or over).
v.t.
3. to tread heavily, roughly, or carelessly on or over; tread underfoot.
4. to domineer harshly over; crush.
5. to put out or extinguish by trampling (usu. fol. by out).
n.
6. the act or sound of trampling.
[1350–1400; Middle English tramplen to stamp; see tramp]

trample


Past participle: trampled
Gerund: trampling

Imperative
trample
trample
Present
I trample
you trample
he/she/it tramples
we trample
you trample
they trample
Preterite
I trampled
you trampled
he/she/it trampled
we trampled
you trampled
they trampled
Present Continuous
I am trampling
you are trampling
he/she/it is trampling
we are trampling
you are trampling
they are trampling
Present Perfect
I have trampled
you have trampled
he/she/it has trampled
we have trampled
you have trampled
they have trampled
Past Continuous
I was trampling
you were trampling
he/she/it was trampling
we were trampling
you were trampling
they were trampling
Past Perfect
I had trampled
you had trampled
he/she/it had trampled
we had trampled
you had trampled
they had trampled
Future
I will trample
you will trample
he/she/it will trample
we will trample
you will trample
they will trample
Future Perfect
I will have trampled
you will have trampled
he/she/it will have trampled
we will have trampled
you will have trampled
they will have trampled
Future Continuous
I will be trampling
you will be trampling
he/she/it will be trampling
we will be trampling
you will be trampling
they will be trampling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trampling
you have been trampling
he/she/it has been trampling
we have been trampling
you have been trampling
they have been trampling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trampling
you will have been trampling
he/she/it will have been trampling
we will have been trampling
you will have been trampling
they will have been trampling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trampling
you had been trampling
he/she/it had been trampling
we had been trampling
you had been trampling
they had been trampling
Conditional
I would trample
you would trample
he/she/it would trample
we would trample
you would trample
they would trample
Past Conditional
I would have trampled
you would have trampled
he/she/it would have trampled
we would have trampled
you would have trampled
they would have trampled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trample - the sound of heavy treading or stompingtrample - the sound of heavy treading or stomping; "he heard the trample of many feet"
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.trample - tread or stomp heavily or roughlytrample - tread or stomp heavily or roughly; "The soldiers trampled across the fields"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
treadle - tread over; "the brick maker treadles over clay to pick out the stones"
2.trample - injure by trampling or as if by tramplingtrample - injure by trampling or as if by trampling; "The passerby was trampled by an elephant"
injure, wound - cause injuries or bodily harm to
3.trample - walk on and flattentrample - walk on and flatten; "tramp down the grass"; "trample the flowers"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"

trample

verb
1. (often with on) stamp, crush, squash, tread, flatten, run over, walk over I don't want people trampling on the grass.
2. crush, squash, flatten, run over Many people were trampled in the panic that followed.

trample

verb
1. To step on heavily and repeatedly so as to crush, injure, or destroy:
2. To walk with loud, heavy steps:
Informal: tromp.
3. To treat arbitrarily or cruelly:
Translations
يَدوس، يَدْعَس
pošlapat
eltapos
traîka á
mīdītnomīdīt
teptati

trample

[ˈtræmpl]
A. VT (also to trample underfoot) → pisar, pisotear
B. VI (also to trample about, to trample along) → pisar fuerte, andar con pasos pesados
to trample on sthpisar algo, pisotear algo
to trample on sb (fig) → tratar a algn sin miramientos
to trample on sb's feelingsherir los sentimientos de algn

trample

[ˈtræmpəl] vt
[+ grass, flowers] → piétiner; [+ people] → piétiner
to get trampled underfoot → se faire piétiner
trample on
vt
[+ grass, flowers] → piétiner
(= disregard) [+ feelings, rights] → piétiner

trample

vtniedertrampeln, niedertreten, zertrampeln; to trample something underfoot (lit, fig)auf etw (dat)herumtrampeln; she tramples her husband underfoot (fig)ihr Mann hat bei ihr nichts zu sagen (inf); he was trampled to death by a buller wurde von einem Bullen zu Tode getrampelt; to trample something into the groundetw in den Boden treten or trampeln
vistapfen, trampeln; he lets his wife trample all over him (fig)er lässt sich (dat)von seiner Frau auf dem Kopf herumtanzen
nGetrampel nt, → Trampeln nt

trample

[ˈtræmpl] vt to trample (underfoot) (crush) → calpestare
to trample sth into the ground → calpestare qc
trample on vi + prepcalpestare
to trample on sb's feelings (fig) → calpestare i sentimenti di qn

trample

(ˈtrӕmpl) verb
to tread heavily (on). The horses trampled the grass (underfoot).
References in classic literature ?
I warrant she fancies she did a mighty matter, when she sent us that old gownd; some of my family would not have picked up such rags in the street; but poor people are always trampled upon.
But there were still the Phanfasms and Whimsies and Growleywogs standing around in groups, and they were so many that they filled the gardens and trampled upon the flowers and grass because they did not know that the tender plants would be injured by their clumsy feet.
I should beg and pray to--to have the person taken away and trampled upon.
I call it NEW, for there was, indeed, a considerable difference between working with my mother in a school of our own, and working as a hireling among strangers, despised and trampled upon by old and young; and for the first few weeks I was by no means unhappy.
They trampled upon the graves and destroyed the tombs in their eagerness to see.
Not, I believe, unless the time has arrived when, as an invalid, I am to be trampled upon by my relations.
I was looking anxiously for some iris roots I planted here, close to this reservoir, and which some one has trampled upon this morning.
It trampled upon Bell's patent with as little concern as an elephant can have when he tramples upon an ant's nest.
But then the dawn of bitter recollection that succeeded - the waking to find life a blank, and worse than a blank, teeming with torment and misery - not a mere barren wilderness, but full of thorns and briers - to find myself deceived, duped, hopeless, my affections trampled upon, my angel not an angel, and my friend a fiend incarnate - it was worse than if I had not slept at all.
There is another passenger very much wrapped-up, who has been frowned down by the rest, and morally trampled upon and crushed, for presuming to inquire with a timid interest how long it is since the poor President went down.
Urge on the other Achaeans, that we may join battle at once, for the Trojans have trampled upon their covenants.
Hence, discomfort, impatience, weariness, the liberty of a day of cynicism and folly, the quarrels which break forth for all sorts of causes--a pointed elbow, an iron-shod shoe, the fatigue of long waiting--had already, long before the hour appointed for the arrival of the ambassadors, imparted a harsh and bitter accent to the clamor of these people who were shut in, fitted into each other, pressed, trampled upon, stifled.