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stamp

stamp

 
pronunciation:
staemp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: stamped, stamping, stamps
definition 1: to move with force and speed downward upon something.
She stamped her foot on the floor.
synonyms:
stomp
similar words:
pound, strike, thump
definition 2: to put out, crush, or stop by or as if by moving the foot in such a manner (usually followed by "out").
She stamped out the fire.He wants to stamp out crime.
synonyms:
stomp, trample
similar words:
crush, extinguish, grind, kill, put down, smash, tread on
definition 3: to mark with a carved and inked rubber or wooden block that makes a design, letters, or numbers.
My teacher stamped my paper with a star.
synonyms:
imprint
similar words:
label, mark, seal, sign
definition 4: to place a postage stamp upon.
I stamped my letter before I put it in the mailbox.
definition 5: to make a stamping motion with the foot.
The child stamped and cried when his mother tried to send him to bed.
synonyms:
stomp
similar words:
step, thump, tramp
definition 6: to walk in an angry way by stamping the feet.
He stamped out and slammed the door.
synonyms:
stomp
similar words:
clump, stalk, tramp, trample, trudge
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small piece of paper printed with a design and attached to mail to show that the fee for mailing has been paid; postage stamp.
 
synonyms:
postage stamp
definition 2: any similar piece of paper used for decoration or to show that a fee has been paid.
Pam put stamps and stickers on her notebook.
definition 3: a tool used for stamping or for cutting out uniform shapes.
definition 4: the action or an instance of stamping.
It takes only one stamp of his foot for me to know that my child is angry.
synonyms:
trample
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