Definitions and translations for "trouble"

Definition of trouble

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Noun
1. A distressful or dangerous situation.
He was in trouble when the rain started.
2. A difficulty, problem, condition, or action contributing to such a situation.
The trouble was a leaking brake line.   The trouble with that suggestion is that we lack the funds to put it in motion.   The bridge column magnified the trouble with a slight tilt in the wrong direction.
3. A violent occurrence or event.
The troubles in Northern Ireland
4. Efforts taken or expended, typically beyond the normal required.
It's no trouble for me to edit it.
5. A malfunction.
He's been in hospital with some heart trouble.   My old car has engine trouble.
6. Liability to punishment; conflict with authority.
He had some trouble with the law.
7. A fault or interruption in a stratum.
Verb
8. To disturb, stir up, agitate (a medium, especially water).
9. To mentally distress; to cause (someone) to be anxious or perplexed.
10. In weaker sense: to bother; to annoy, pester.
Question 3 in the test is troubling me.
I will not trouble you to deliver the letter.
11. To take pains to do something.
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English - English - trouble

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n. problem, misfortune, annoyance; civil disturbance; cause of worry; exertion in accomplishing something
v. worry, cause concern; annoy; bother; cause discomfort; disturb
adj. dim, cloudy, blurred, unclear

English - Spanish - trouble

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s. problema, apuro, dificultad; disgusto, enojo, molestia, mortificación; camorra; inquietud, aflicción, congoja, pena, preocupación, tribulación; penalidad
v. afligir, angustiar, atribular, conturbar, inquietar, molestar; ser preocupante

English - French - trouble

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n. dérangement, ennui, peine
v. déranger, préoccuper; ennuyer; énerver; peiner

English - German - trouble

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n. Problem; Sorge, Schwierigkeit, Störung
v. beunruhigen; kümmern; ärgern

English - Indonesian - trouble

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n. kesusahan, kesukaran, kesulitan, kekurangan, persoalan, kekacauan, penyakit, kesakitan
v. menyusahkan, menyebabkan penderitaan, mengganggu, membosankan, meminta, bersusah-susah, bersusah payah, berpayah-payah

English - Italian - trouble

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s. preoccupazione, agitazione, ansia; fastidio, noia, disturbo, inconveniente, (fam) seccatura; guaio, difficoltà, pasticcio, impiccio; sofferenza, afflizione, pena; incomodo; disordine, tumulto; briga
v. preoccupare, agitare, turbare, tormentare, affliggere; recare disturbo a, incomodare, scomodare, disturbare; (rifl) preoccuparsi, agitarsi, darsi pensiero; muovere

English - Polish - trouble

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n. fatygowanie, zmartwienie, bieda, tarapaty, problem, kłopot, utrapienie, dolegliwość, niewygoda, niepokojenie, nieprzyjemność, trud, fatyga, zachód, dręczenie, choroba, ambaras
v. fatygować się, martwić, zaniepokoić, niepokoić, kłopot: sprawiać kłopot, kłopotać, dręczyć, trudzić, fatygować, dolegać, nagabywać, doskwierać, męczyć, dokuczać, martwić się, turbować, nagabnąć

English - Portuguese - trouble

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s. confusão, preocupação, inquietação
v. aborrecer, preocupar; inquietar; irritar

English - Romanian - trouble

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n. supărare, necaz, săblaznă, nelinişte, plictiseală {fig.}, mâhnire, tulburare, bai, chin, bănat, zbucium, sinchiseală, stinghereală, nenoroc, ananghie, neplăcere, nemulţumire, încurcătură, păţanie, pătăranie, potcă, neajuns, tevatură, sarcină, pricină, zăduf, bucluc, belea, nevoie, greutate, dificultate, zăticneală, hop, ponos, grijă, suferinţă
n. străduinţă, trudă, osteneală, strâmtoare, afecţiune, deranj, boroboaţă, pedeapsă {fig.}, durere, boală, păs, meteahnă, bubă, nenorocire
v. deranja, agita, necăji, incomoda, tulbura, supăra, stingheri, stânjeni, plictisi, jena, afecta, chinui, atinge, încurca, îngreuia

English - Russian - trouble

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с. беспокойство, роды, волнение, тревога, неприятность, беда, горе, затруднение, заботы, хлопоты, усилие, помеха, волнения, беспорядки, болезнь, нарушение правильности действия, нарушение правильности хода, авария
г. тревожить, тревожиться, беспокоить, заботить, мучить, беспокоиться, побеспокоиться, приставать, затруднять, утруждать, надоедать, даваться с трудом, стараться, трудиться, баламутить, взбаламутить, нарушать, повреждать

English - Turkish - trouble

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f. rahatsız etmek, zahmet vermek, canını sıkmak, üzmek, bulandırmak, dert etmek, zahmet etmek, üzülmek
i. sıkıntı, dert, külfet, belâ, huzursuzluk, meşakkat, zahmet, rahatsızlık, aksilik, sorun, arıza, üzüntü

English - Ukrainian - trouble

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n. неспокій, утруднення, неприємність, турбота, забурення, заходи, клопіт, клопотання, крутанина, лихо, морока, невжиток, невпокій, непокій, фатига, халепа
v. тривожити, турбуватися, мучити, утруднювати, закаламучувати, затурбувати, клопотати, клопотатися, колотити, мутити, непокоїти, стривожити, турбувати

French - English - trouble

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adj. dim, cloudy, blurred, unclear

German - English - trouble

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v. worry, cause concern; annoy; bother; cause discomfort; disturb

English - Dutch - trouble

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zn. zorg; moeite; last
ww. moeite nemen; hinderen; lastig vallen

English - Greek - trouble

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ουσ. ανησυχία, ταλαιπωρία, φασαρία, πάθηση, μπελάς, σκοτούρα, ενόχληση, ταραχή
ρήμ. ταράττω, ενοχλώ, στενοχωρώ

French - Spanish - trouble

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1. (vue) nublado; borroso 2. (idée) confuso 3. (esprit) confuso
4. (liquide) turbio 5. (général) perturbación (f)
6. (état mental) confusión (f); perplejidad (f); desorientación (f) 7. (politique) alboroto (m); tumulto (m); confusión (f); estrépito (m); bullicio (m); escándalo (m)

French - German - trouble

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n. aufregung, erregung, trübung
adj. verschwommen, trübe

French - Italian - trouble

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1. (vue) velato; appannato; offuscato; annebbiato 2. (idée) torbido; confuso 3. (esprit) torbido; confuso
4. (liquide) torbido 5. (général) perturbazione (f)
6. (état mental) confusione (f); imbarazzo (m); perplessità {invariable} 7. (politique) agitazione (f); trambusto (m); tumulto (m); scompiglio (m)

French - Portuguese - trouble

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1. (vue) embaçado; nublada; turvo 2. (idée) turvo 3. (esprit) turvo; confuso
4. (liquide) turvo 5. (général) perturbação (f); distúrbio (m) 6. (état mental) confusão (f); perplexidade (f); aturdimento (m)
7. (politique) agitação (f); comoção (f); fermentação (f); tumulto (m); turbulência (f)

French - Russian - trouble

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n. замешательство (m), помутнение (m), возмущение (m), смятение (m), суматоха (m), беспокойство (m), смущение (m), расстройство (m)
a. мутный, тусклый

French - Turkish - trouble

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bulanık; karanlık, karışık

French - Dutch - trouble

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1. (vue) wazig; beneveld; vaag; onscherp 2. (idée) verward 3. (esprit) verward
4. (liquide) troebel 5. (général) verwarring (f); opschudding (f); onrust (m/f) 6. (état mental) verwarring (f); ontsteltenis (f); verbijstering (f); verbazing (f)
7. (politique) opschudding (f); onrust (m/f); oproer (n); tumult (n)

English - Arabic - trouble

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‏إضطراب، قلاقل، مرض، إزعاج، الم، هم، إضطرابات، مشكلة، بلاء، مصدر إزعاج، خلل، عناء، علة، الضراء‏
‏كدر، أقلق، عكر، أثار، أزعج‏

English - Chinese - trouble

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(名) 烦恼, 困难, 麻烦
(动) 困扰, 使烦恼, 麻烦; 烦恼, 费心

English - Chinese - trouble

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(名) 煩惱, 困難, 麻煩
(動) 困擾, 使煩惱, 麻煩; 煩惱, 費心

English - Hindi - trouble

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n. आफ़त, क्लेश, जंजाल, संचार, मुसीबत, छाती पर का पहाड़
v. चिंतित करना, परेशान करना

English - Japanese - trouble

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(動) 悩ます; 煩わす; 心配する; 手を焼く; 邪魔する
(名) 問題; 困難; 苦労の種; 面倒; 迷惑; 何かを完了するための努力

English - Korean - trouble

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명. 문제, 불운, 귀찮음; 동요; 걱정거리; 수고, 노력
동. 걱정시키다; 귀찮게하다; 괴롭히다; 안절부절하게 하다; 어지럽히다

English - Vietnamese - trouble

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n. nổi âu sầu, điều lo lắng, sự phiền phức, sự khó nhọc, trạng thái bất an, sự trở ngại, sự bất trắc, sự bất hòa
v. làm cho buồn rầu, trở ngại, phiền muộn, quấy rối, làm đục nước, làm đau đớn
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Synonyms for trouble
1. adversity: calamity, distress, misfortune, woe, worry, trial, tribulation
2. annoyance: harassment, difficulty, embarrassment, molestation
3. effort: exertion, pains, inconvenience
4. inconvenience: put out, discommode, incommode
5. distress: annoy, bother, harass, harry, irk, irritate, pester
Verb forms for trouble
Present participle: troubling
Present: trouble (3.person: troubles)
Past: troubled
Future: will trouble
Present conditional: would trouble
Present Perfect: have troubled (3.person: has troubled)
Past Perfect: had troubled
Future Perfect: will have troubled
Past conditional: would have troubled