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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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 - 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"
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

trample

(ˈtrӕmpl) verb
to tread heavily (on). The horses trampled the grass (underfoot).
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References in classic literature ?
She was a disagreeable little woman, no longer young, who had quarreled with almost every one, owing to a temper which was self-assertive and a disposition to trample upon the rights of others.
Usurpation may rear its crest in each State, and trample upon the liberties of the people, while the national government could legally do nothing more than behold its encroachments with indignation and regret.
Oh, Frankenstein, be not equitable to every other and trample upon me alone, to whom thy justice, and even thy clemency and affection, is most due.
"Ah, but I want to trample upon their prostrate bodies!" Katharine announced, a moment later, with a laugh, as if at the train of thought which had led her to this conclusion.
"4th, As he walks the said roads, he shall take the utmost care not to trample upon the bodies of any of our loving subjects, their horses, or carriages, nor take any of our subjects into his hands without their own consent.
Further on was a portion of the globe he might not trample upon.