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trample upon
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  • trample — [tram′pəl] vi. trampled, trampling [ME trampelen, freq. of trampen: see TRAMP] to tread heavily; tramp vt. to crush, destroy, hurt, violate, etc. by or as by treading heavily on n. the sound of trampling trample under foot or trample on or… …   English World dictionary

  • trample — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trample — ► VERB 1) tread on and crush. 2) (trample on/upon/over) treat with contempt. ORIGIN from TRAMP(Cf. ↑tramper) …   English terms dictionary

  • Trample — Tram ple, v. i. 1. To tread with force and rapidity; to stamp. [1913 Webster] 2. To tread in contempt; with on or upon. [1913 Webster] Diogenes trampled on Plato s pride with greater of his own. Gov. of Tongue. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trample — v. 1) (d; intr.) to trample on, upon (to trample on smb. s rights) 2) (misc.) to trample underfoot * * * [ træmɔɪ(ə)l] upon (to trample on smb. s rights) (d; intr.) to trample on (misc.) to trample underfoot …   Combinatory dictionary

  • trample — v 1. tramp, tread or step heavily, trudge. See tramp(def. 1). 2.Usu. trample on or upon or over tread roughly, tramp on, stamp. See tramp(def. 2). 3.Usu. trample on or upon or over violate, hurt, do violence to; infringe on, encroach on, trench… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • trample — trampler, n. /tram peuhl/, v., trampled, trampling, n. v.i. 1. to tread or step heavily and noisily; stamp. 2. to tread heavily, roughly, or crushingly (usually fol. by on, upon, or over): to trample on a flower bed. 3. to act in a harsh,… …   Universalium

  • trample — UK [ˈtræmp(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms trample : present tense I/you/we/they trample he/she/it tramples present participle trampling past tense trampled past participle trampled 1) to put your feet down on someone or… …   English dictionary

  • trample — tram|ple [ træmpl ] verb intransitive or transitive 1. ) to put your feet down on someone or something in a heavy way that causes injury or damage: Those kids have trampled all over my flowerbeds! trample someone to death: People were trampled to …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trample — [c]/ˈtræmpəl / (say trampuhl) verb (trampled, trampling) –verb (i) 1. to tread or step heavily and noisily; stamp. –verb (t) 2. to tread heavily, roughly, or carelessly on or over; tread underfoot, etc. 3. to treat with contempt. 4. to domineer… …   Australian English dictionary

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