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TRAMPLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does trample mean? 

TRAMPLE (noun)
  The noun TRAMPLE has 1 sense:

1. the sound of heavy treading or stomping

  Familiarity information: TRAMPLE used as a noun is very rare.


TRAMPLE (verb)
  The verb TRAMPLE has 3 senses:

1. tread or stomp heavily or roughly
2. injure by trampling or as if by trampling
3. walk on and flatten

  Familiarity information: TRAMPLE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRAMPLE (noun)


Sense 1trample [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The sound of heavy treading or stomping

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

trample; trampling

Context example:

he heard the trample of many feet

Hypernyms ("trample" is a kind of...):

sound (the sudden occurrence of an audible event)


TRAMPLE (verb)


Sense 1trample [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tread or stomp heavily or roughly

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

trample; tread

Context example:

The soldiers trampled across the fields

Hypernyms (to "trample" is one way to...):

walk (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "trample"):

treadle (tread over)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

The children trample to the playground


Sense 2trample [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Injure by trampling or as if by trampling

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Context example:

The passerby was trampled by an elephant

Hypernyms (to "trample" is one way to...):

injure; wound (cause injuries or bodily harm to)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


Sense 3trample [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Walk on and flatten

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

tramp down; tread down; trample

Context examples:

tramp down the grass / trample the flowers

Hypernyms (to "trample" is one way to...):

walk (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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