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stamp

stamp

 
 
pronunciation:
staemp
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stamped, stamping, stamps
definition 1: to move (the foot) forcefully and rapidly downward upon something.
She stamped her foot on the floor.
synonyms:
stomp
similar words:
pound, strike, thump
definition 2: to strike heavily, using a forceful and rapid downward motion of the foot.
synonyms:
stomp, trample
similar words:
pound, squash, step on, tramp, tread, tromp
definition 3: to put out, crush, or suppress by or as if by moving the foot in such a manner (usu. fol. by out).
She stamped out the fire.They stamped out the revolution.
synonyms:
squash, stomp, trample
similar words:
crush, extinguish, grind, kill, obliterate, put down, quash, quell, scotch, smash, snuff out, suppress, tread on, tromp
definition 4: to mark with a design, letters, or the like, as with a carved and inked rubber or wooden block, esp. for official purposes.
The customs agent stamped his passport.
synonyms:
imprint
similar words:
label, mark, notarize, seal, sign, validate
definition 5: to place a postage stamp upon.
similar words:
meter
definition 6: to cut out or form, as by using a die.
synonyms:
strike
similar words:
cut, form, impress, mold, print, punch
definition 7: to reveal a quality of (someone); characterize.
Running away stamped him as a coward.
synonyms:
characterize, label, mark
similar words:
brand, expose, reveal, show, stigmatize, tag
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to make a stamping motion with the foot.
synonyms:
stomp
similar words:
step, thump, tramp
definition 2: to walk by alternately stamping the feet, as in anger.
He stamped out and slammed the door.
synonyms:
stomp, tromp
similar words:
clomp, clump, stalk, tramp, trample, trudge
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small, usu. rectangular and gummed piece of paper printed with a design and attached to mail to show that the fee for delivery has been paid; postage stamp.
 
synonyms:
postage stamp
similar words:
frank
definition 2: any of various similar pieces of paper used to show that fees have been paid, for decorative purposes, or for exchanging for merchandise.
a revenue stampa trading stamp given with groceries
similar words:
frank
definition 3: a tool, such as a die or a carved wooden or rubber block, used for stamping or for cutting out uniform shapes.
synonyms:
die, seal
definition 4: a design or letters stamped on a document or the like, esp. if done for official purposes.
synonyms:
seal
definition 5: something that reveals a quality or characteristic.
She has the stamp of greatness.
synonyms:
badge, character, hallmark, sign
definition 6: the action or an instance of stamping.
synonyms:
stomp, trample
similar words:
impress
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