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Meaning of TRAMPLE

Pronunciation:  'trampul

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

TRAMPLE is a 7 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: tramp down, trampling, tread, tread down
 See Also: injure, sound, treadle, walk, wound



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
             Neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they
             trample them under their feet.        --Matt. vii.
    2. Fig.: To treat with contempt and insult. --Cowper.
  2. \Tram"ple\, v. i.
    1. To tread with force and rapidity; to stamp.
    2. To tread in contempt; -- with on or upon.
             Diogenes trampled on Plato's pride with greater of
             his own.                              --Gov. of
  3. \Tram"ple\, n.
    The act of treading under foot; also, the sound produced by
    trampling. --Milton.
          The huddling trample of a drove of sheep. --Lowell.