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5 definitions found
 for trample
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trample \Tram"ple\, n.
     The act of treading under foot; also, the sound produced by
     trampling. --Milton.
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           The huddling trample of a drove of sheep. --Lowell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trample \Tram"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trampled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Trampling.] [OE. trampelen, freq. of trampen. See
     Tramp, v. t.]
     1. To tread under foot; to tread down; to prostrate by
        treading; as, to trample grass or flowers. --Dryden.
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              Neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they
              trample them under their feet.        --Matt. vii.
                                                    6.
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     2. Fig.: To treat with contempt and insult. --Cowper.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trample \Tram"ple\, v. i.
     1. To tread with force and rapidity; to stamp.
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     2. To tread in contempt; -- with on or upon.
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              Diogenes trampled on Plato's pride with greater of
              his own.                              --Gov. of
                                                    Tongue.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  trample
      n 1: the sound of heavy treading or stomping; "he heard the
           trample of many feet" [syn: trample, trampling]
      v 1: tread or stomp heavily or roughly; "The soldiers trampled
           across the fields" [syn: tread, trample]
      2: injure by trampling or as if by trampling; "The passerby was
         trampled by an elephant"
      3: walk on and flatten; "tramp down the grass"; "trample the
         flowers" [syn: tramp down, trample, tread down]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "trample":
     break down, clop, clump, contemn, crush, damage, defy, destroy,
     disdain, disregard, drub, extinguish, flatten, harm, hit and run,
     hurt, ignore, inundate, overflow, override, overrun, pound, press,
     put out, ride down, ride over, ride roughshod over, run down,
     run over, scorn, set at naught, squash, squish, stamp, stamp on,
     stamp out, stomp, stunt, tramp, trample down, trample on,
     trample out, trample underfoot, trample upon, tread, tread upon,
     violate
  
  

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