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English noun: trample

1. trample (event) the sound of heavy treading or stomping

SamplesHe heard the trample of many feet.


Broader (hypernym)sound

English verb: trample

1. trample (motion) tread or stomp heavily or roughly

SamplesThe soldiers trampled across the fields.

ExamplesThe children trample to the playground


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

Narrower (hyponym)treadle

2. trample (body) injure by trampling or as if by trampling

SamplesThe passerby was trampled by an elephant.

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)injure, wound

3. trample (motion) walk on and flatten

SamplesTramp down the grass.
Trample the flowers.

Synonymstramp down, tread down

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)walk

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