Definitions for (noun) trouble

Main entry: trouble, difficulty

Definition: an effort that is inconvenient

Usage: I went to a lot of trouble; he won without any trouble; had difficulty walking; finished the test only with great difficulty


Main entry: trouble, problem

Definition: a source of difficulty

Usage: one trouble after another delayed the job; what's the problem?


Main entry: trouble

Definition: an event causing distress or pain

Usage: what is the trouble?; heart trouble


Main entry: hassle, fuss, trouble, bother

Definition: an angry disturbance

Usage: he didn't want to make a fuss; they had labor trouble; a spot of bother


Main entry: trouble, worry

Definition: a strong feeling of anxiety

Usage: his worry over the prospect of being fired; it is not work but worry that kills; he wanted to die and end his troubles


Main entry: trouble

Definition: an unwanted pregnancy

Usage: he got several girls in trouble

Definitions for (verb) trouble

Main entry: trouble, ail, pain

Definition: cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed


Main entry: distract, disorder, disquiet, perturb, trouble, unhinge, cark

Definition: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

Usage: She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill


Main entry: trouble, disturb, upset

Definition: move deeply

Usage: This book upset me; A troubling thought


Main entry: bother, trouble, trouble oneself, inconvenience oneself

Definition: take the trouble to do something; concern oneself

Usage: He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday; Don't bother, please


Main entry: incommode, inconvenience, trouble, bother, discommode, disoblige, put out

Definition: to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

Usage: Sorry to trouble you, but...