Definitions English

  • A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty: The new recruits were a trouble to him.
  • Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome: went to a lot of trouble to find this book.
  • A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction: heart trouble; car trouble.
  • Public unrest or disorder.
  • An instance of this; a disturbance.
  • Any of various conflicts or rebellions in Ireland or Northern Ireland, especially the period of social unrest in Northern Ireland beginning in 1969.
  • To agitate; stir up.
  • To afflict with pain or discomfort.
  • To cause emotional strain or anxiety to; worry or distress.
  • To inconvenience; bother: May I trouble you for directions?
  • To take pains: They trouble over every detail.