What is another word for trample?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈampə͡l] (IPA)

Trample is a verb that describes the act of crushing something underfoot or heavy steps. There are several synonyms for the word trample, which can be used depending on the context. Some of the commonly used synonyms for the word trample include tread, stamp, crush, stomp, squish, and bruise. Other synonyms for trample are press, flatten, mash, pound, grind, and tramp. Each of these synonyms carries a slightly different connotation, but they all imply an action that involves walking heavily or forcefully on something or someone. Using these synonyms can help add variety to your writing and express ideas more precisely.

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What are the hypernyms for Trample?

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What are the opposite words for trample?

Trample refers to walking or stepping on something with force and crushing it underfoot. The antonyms for trample are to tiptoe, tread gently, stomp lightly or glide. These words suggest a more delicate way of walking, avoiding the damage and harm a trampling foot does. They connote care and consideration towards the ground and everything on it. These words can also indicate other meanings, such as tiptoe, which implies moving discreetly, or gliding, which suggests a smooth motion without any disturbance. Using these antonyms in place of trample describes a gentle and respectful way of being on the earth, thus promoting a harmony between humans and nature.

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Usage examples for Trample

He intended to catch hold of the young gymnast and hurl him to the earth, there to trample on him.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
And speaking thus, he actually believed that danger did not threaten them, but he was alarmed about the horses, which pressed more and more closely to the fence and might trample it down.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
The mixed crowd drew back in fear, thinking the imprisoned animal might make a sudden break and trample them in his rush.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Trample

  • We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot.
    Saint Augustine
  • We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot.
    Saint Aurelius Augustine
  • I am the least intimidating person. I think I would have done better in my career if I were a little more intimidating. Even the maid who comes to work for me once a week has found out that she can just trample over me... I'm a Cancer! We are not ferocious people.
    Karen Black
  • I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.
    Nadia Comaneci
  • I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot.
    Robert Green Ingersoll

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