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stamp

 
 
pronunciation:
staemp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: stamps, stamping, stamped
definition 1: to push down against a surface with a hard fast motion.
She stamped her foot on the floor.
similar words:
pound, strike
definition 2: to mark something by using a rubber block with ink.
The customs agent stamped my passport.
similar words:
label, mark, seal, sign
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a small piece of paper that you buy at a post office to pay for mailing. You stick it on something that you want to send.
Bea put the stamp on the envelope before she mailed it.