Associations to the word «Trouble»


TROUBLE, noun. A distressful or dangerous situation.
TROUBLE, noun. A difficulty, problem, condition, or action contributing to such a situation.
TROUBLE, noun. A violent occurrence or event.
TROUBLE, noun. Efforts taken or expended, typically beyond the normal required.
TROUBLE, noun. A malfunction.
TROUBLE, noun. Liability to punishment; conflict with authority.
TROUBLE, noun. (mining) A fault or interruption in a stratum.
TROUBLE, verb. (transitive) (now rare) To disturb, stir up, agitate (a medium, especially water).
TROUBLE, verb. (transitive) To mentally distress; to cause (someone) to be anxious or perplexed.
TROUBLE, verb. (transitive) In weaker sense: to bother; to annoy, pester.
TROUBLE, verb. (reflexive or intransitive) To take pains to do something.
TROUBLE AND STRIFE, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) Wife.
TROUBLE AT MILL, noun. (idiomatic) (Northern England) Problems outside the household, especially in the workplace.
TROUBLE IN PARADISE, noun. (idiomatic) An unexpected problem in a supposedly positive situation, especially in a marital or romantic relationship.
TROUBLE LIGHT, noun. A heavy-duty light used for local lighting by maintenance personnel, usually having a long cord, cage or shroud, and hook.
TROUBLE MAKER, noun. (proscribed) Alternative spelling of troublemaker
TROUBLE MAKERS, noun. Plural of trouble maker
TROUBLE SPOT, noun. A location of difficulties or hostilities; a hot spot; a flashpoint
TROUBLE SPOTS, noun. Plural of trouble spot
TROUBLE THE SCORERS, verb. (cricket) (informal) (almost always in the negative) To (not) score a run
TROUBLE TICKET SYSTEM, noun. (computing) Synonym of issue tracking system.
TROUBLE TICKET SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of trouble ticket system

Dictionary definition

TROUBLE, noun. A source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?".
TROUBLE, noun. An angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother".
TROUBLE, noun. An event causing distress or pain; "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble".
TROUBLE, noun. An effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty".
TROUBLE, noun. A strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles".
TROUBLE, noun. An unwanted pregnancy; "he got several girls in trouble".
TROUBLE, verb. Move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought".
TROUBLE, verb. To cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but...".
TROUBLE, verb. Disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill".
TROUBLE, verb. Take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please".
TROUBLE, verb. Cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed.

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