tremble

See also: Tremble and tremblé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English tremblen, from Old French trambler and its variants, from Vulgar Latin tremulō, a derivative of Classical Latin tremō; cf. also tremulus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɹɛmbl̩/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trem‧ble

VerbEdit

tremble (third-person singular simple present trembles, present participle trembling, simple past and past participle trembled)

  1. (intransitive) To shake, quiver, or vibrate.
    Her lip started to tremble as she burst into tears
    The dog was trembling from being in the cold weather all day.
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) To fear; to be afraid.

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NounEdit

tremble (plural trembles)

  1. A shake, quiver, or vibration.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tremble m (plural trembles)

  1. aspen

VerbEdit

tremble

  1. first-person singular present indicative of trembler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of trembler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of trembler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of trembler
  5. second-person singular imperative of trembler

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