trample


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for trample

Synonyms for trample

to step on heavily and repeatedly so as to crush, injure, or destroy

to walk with loud, heavy steps

to treat arbitrarily or cruelly

Synonyms for trample

the sound of heavy treading or stomping

Synonyms

Related Words

tread or stomp heavily or roughly

Synonyms

Related Words

injure by trampling or as if by trampling

Related Words

walk on and flatten

Related Words

References in classic literature ?
In one, the cow-buffaloes stood with their calves in the center, and glared and pawed, ready, if a wolf would only stay still, to charge down and trample the life out of him.
She would trample on the neck of humility, she would kneel at the feet of disdain; she would meet tenderness with secret contempt, indifference she would woo with ceaseless assiduities.
Or as one who yokes broad-browed oxen that they may tread barley in a threshing-floor--and it is soon bruised small under the feet of the lowing cattle--even so did the horses of Achilles trample on the shields and bodies of the slain.
In the old days," said the king, '~I could have ordered the elephant yonder to trample him to death.
Go trample on the poor if you like but never dare speak to me again.
By all I hold most sacred and most solemn- By all my wishes now- my fears hereafter- By all I scorn on earth and hope in heaven- There is no deed I would more glory in, Than in thy cause to scoff at this same glory And trample it under foot.
Fight her, beat her, trample on her--kill her if need be.
We had no wanton desire to wound even their feelings or trample upon their prejudices, but we were out of water, thus early in the day, and were burning up with thirst.
You lie down on the ground and ask people to trample on you.
I shall lie at the threshold, and she shall trample me underfoot if she does.
Ay, marry," grumbled the other, "but 'a did not think to have a hard-footed knave trample all over my poor toes as though they were no more than so many acorns in the forest.
Ah, but I want to trample upon their prostrate bodies
My foot--is a horse-foot; therewith do I trample and trot over stick and stone, in the fields up and down, and am bedevilled with delight in all fast racing.
Absorbed in such dreams, carefully keeping his horse by the hedges, so as not to trample his young crops, he rode up to the laborers who had been sent to sow clover.
Oh, Frankenstein, be not equitable to every other and trample upon me alone, to whom thy justice, and even thy clemency and affection, is most due.