verb (used with object)
to strike or beat with a forcible, downward thrust of the foot.
to bring (the foot) down forcibly or smartly on the ground, floor, etc.
to extinguish, crush, etc., by striking with a forcible downward thrust of the foot (followed by out):
to stamp out a fire.
to suppress or quell (a rebellion, uprising, etc.) quickly through the use of overwhelming force (usually followed by out).
to crush or pound with or as with a pestle.
to impress with a particular mark or device, as to indicate genuineness, approval, or ownership:
to stamp a document with a seal.
to mark or impress with a design, word, mark, etc.:
Age stamped his face with lines.
to impress (a design, word, mark, etc.) on:
to stamp one’s initials on a document.
to affix a postage stamp to (a letter, envelope, etc.).
to characterize, distinguish, or reveal:
His ingenuity with words stamped him as a potential poet.
verb (used without object)
to bring the foot down forcibly or smartly, as in crushing something, expressing rage, etc.
to walk with forcible or heavy, resounding steps:
He stamped out of the room in anger.
an act or instance of stamping.
a die or block for impressing or imprinting.
a design or legend made with such a die or block.
an official mark indicating genuineness, validity, etc., or payment of a duty or charge.
a peculiar or distinctive impression or mark:
a great man who left his stamp on legal procedure.
character, kind, or type:
a woman of serious stamp.
an official seal or device appearing on a business or legal document to show that a tax has been paid.
Also called local, local stamp. such a device, often similar to a postage stamp, issued by a private organization to show that the charges for mail carrying have been paid.
an instrument for stamping, crushing, or pounding.
a heavy piece of iron or the like, as in a stamp mill, for crushing ore or other material.
when intr, often foll by on. to bring (the foot) down heavily (on the ground, etc)
(intransitive) to walk with heavy or noisy footsteps
(intransitive) foll by on. to repress, extinguish, or eradicate: he stamped on any criticism
(transitive) to impress or mark (a particular device or sign) on (something)
to mark (something) with an official impress, seal, or device: to stamp a passport
(transitive) to fix or impress permanently: the date was stamped on her memory
(transitive) to affix a postage stamp to
(transitive) to distinguish or reveal: that behaviour stamps him as a cheat
to pound or crush (ores, etc)
the act or an instance of stamping
See postage stamp
a mark applied to postage stamps for cancellation purposes
a similar piece of gummed paper used for commercial or trading purposes
a block, die, etc, used for imprinting a design or device
a design, device, or mark that has been stamped
a characteristic feature or trait; hallmark: the story had the stamp of authenticity
a piece of gummed paper or other mark applied to official documents to indicate payment of a fee, validity, ownership, etc
(Brit, informal) a national insurance contribution, formerly recorded by means of a stamp on an official card
type or class: we want to employ men of his stamp
an instrument or machine for crushing or pounding ores, etc, or the pestle in such a device
In addition to the idiom beginning with stamp
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