1. to tread or step heavily and noisily; stamp.
2.to tread heavily, roughly, or crushingly (usually followed by on, upon, or over):
3.to act in a harsh, domineering, or cruel manner, as if treading roughly (usually followed by on, upon, or over):
4. to tread on another's feelings.to tread heavily, roughly, or carelessly on or over; tread underfoot.
5.to domineer harshly over; crush:
6.to put out or extinguish by trampling (usually followed by out)