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stamp

 (stămp)
v. stamped, stamp·ing, stamps
v.tr.
1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet: He stamped the snow from his boots.
4. To subdue, destroy, or eliminate: stamped the rebellion; stamp out a fire.
5. To crush or grind with a heavy instrument: stamp ore.
6. To form or cut out by application of a mold, form, or die: washers that were stamped from a piece of sheet metal.
7. To imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal: stamp a passport.
8. To impress forcibly or permanently: an experience that was stamped on his memory.
9. To affix an adhesive stamp to (an envelope, for example).
10. To identify, characterize, or reveal: stamped her as a traitor to the cause.
v.intr.
1. To thrust the foot forcibly downward: stamp on the brake pedal.
2. To walk with forcible, heavy steps.
n.
1. The act of stamping.
2.
a. An implement or device used to impress, cut out, or shape something to which it is applied.
b. An impression or shape formed by such an implement or device.
3. An official mark, design, or seal that indicates ownership, approval, completion, or the payment of a tax.
4.
a. A small piece of gummed paper sold by a government for attachment to an article that is to be mailed; a postage stamp.
b. A similar piece of gummed paper issued for a specific purpose: trading stamps.
5. An identifying or characterizing mark or impression: His work bears the stamp of genius.
6. Characteristic nature or quality: a person of her stamp.

[Middle English stampen, possibly alteration of Old English stempan, to pound in a mortar.]

stamp

(stæmp)
vb
1. (when: intr, often foll by on) to bring (the foot) down heavily (on the ground, etc)
2. (intr) to walk with heavy or noisy footsteps
3. (foll by: on) to repress, extinguish, or eradicate: he stamped on any criticism.
4. (tr) to impress or mark (a particular device or sign) on (something)
5. to mark (something) with an official impress, seal, or device: to stamp a passport.
6. (tr) to fix or impress permanently: the date was stamped on her memory.
7. (Telecommunications) (tr) to affix a postage stamp to
8. (tr) to distinguish or reveal: that behaviour stamps him as a cheat.
9. to pound or crush (ores, etc)
n
10. the act or an instance of stamping
11. (Philately)
b. a mark applied to postage stamps for cancellation purposes
12. (Commerce) a similar piece of gummed paper used for commercial or trading purposes
13. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a block, die, etc, used for imprinting a design or device
14. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a design, device, or mark that has been stamped
15. a characteristic feature or trait; hallmark: the story had the stamp of authenticity.
16. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a piece of gummed paper or other mark applied to official documents to indicate payment of a fee, validity, ownership, etc
17. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal Brit a national insurance contribution, formerly recorded by means of a stamp on an official card
18. type or class: we want to employ men of his stamp.
19. (Metallurgy) an instrument or machine for crushing or pounding ores, etc, or the pestle in such a device
[Old English stampe; related to Old High German stampfōn to stamp, Old Norse stappa]
ˈstamper n

stamp

(stæmp)

v.t.
1. to strike or beat with a forcible, downward thrust of the foot.
2. to bring (the foot) down forcibly on the ground, floor, etc.
3. to crush, extinguish, etc., by or as if by striking with a forcible downward thrust of the foot (often fol. by out): to stamp out a fire; to stamp out crime.
4. to crush or pound with or as if with a pestle.
5. to impress with a mark or device as an indication of genuineness, approval, etc.
6. to mark with a distinguishing feature: Age stamped his face with lines.
7. to imprint or impress on something: Stamp the date on each page.
8. to affix a postage stamp to.
9. to characterize; reveal: His speech stamped him as a potential candidate.
v.i.
10. to bring the foot down forcibly, as in crushing something or expressing rage.
11. to walk quickly with heavy, forcible steps.
n.
13. a die or block for impressing or imprinting.
14. a design made for imprinting.
15. an official mark or seal indicating genuineness, validity, etc., or payment of a duty or charge.
16. a distinctive record or impression.
17. an act or instance of stamping.
20. an instrument for stamping, crushing, or pounding.
[1150–1200; (v.) early Middle English: to pound, crush, probably continuing Old English *stampian (c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German stampen, Old High German stampfōn, Old Norse stappa)]

stamp

- Originally meant "crush into small pieces; pound"; its sense of "imprint with design by pressure" came into play in the 16th century—and is the semantic basis of postage stamp.
See also related terms for small piece.

Stamp

 printing type or founts of type, collectively; a complete set of things.

stamp


Past participle: stamped
Gerund: stamping

Imperative
stamp
stamp
Present
I stamp
you stamp
he/she/it stamps
we stamp
you stamp
they stamp
Preterite
I stamped
you stamped
he/she/it stamped
we stamped
you stamped
they stamped
Present Continuous
I am stamping
you are stamping
he/she/it is stamping
we are stamping
you are stamping
they are stamping
Present Perfect
I have stamped
you have stamped
he/she/it has stamped
we have stamped
you have stamped
they have stamped
Past Continuous
I was stamping
you were stamping
he/she/it was stamping
we were stamping
you were stamping
they were stamping
Past Perfect
I had stamped
you had stamped
he/she/it had stamped
we had stamped
you had stamped
they had stamped
Future
I will stamp
you will stamp
he/she/it will stamp
we will stamp
you will stamp
they will stamp
Future Perfect
I will have stamped
you will have stamped
he/she/it will have stamped
we will have stamped
you will have stamped
they will have stamped
Future Continuous
I will be stamping
you will be stamping
he/she/it will be stamping
we will be stamping
you will be stamping
they will be stamping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stamping
you have been stamping
he/she/it has been stamping
we have been stamping
you have been stamping
they have been stamping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stamping
you will have been stamping
he/she/it will have been stamping
we will have been stamping
you will have been stamping
they will have been stamping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stamping
you had been stamping
he/she/it had been stamping
we had been stamping
you had been stamping
they had been stamping
Conditional
I would stamp
you would stamp
he/she/it would stamp
we would stamp
you would stamp
they would stamp
Past Conditional
I would have stamped
you would have stamped
he/she/it would have stamped
we would have stamped
you would have stamped
they would have stamped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stamp - the distinctive form in which a thing is madestamp - the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
solid - a three-dimensional shape
2.stamp - a type or class; "more men of his stamp are needed"
category, class, family - a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"
3.stamp - a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving; "he put his stamp on the envelope"
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
embossment, imprint - an impression produced by pressure or printing
seal - a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it); "the warrant bore the sheriff's seal"
4.stamp - a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paidstamp - a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
token, item - an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"
5.stamp - something that can be used as an official medium of paymentstamp - something that can be used as an official medium of payment
medium of exchange, monetary system - anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region
food stamp - a government-issued stamp that can be used in exchange for food
6.stamp - a small piece of adhesive paper that is put on an object to show that a government tax has been paid
piece of paper, sheet of paper, sheet - paper used for writing or printing
7.stamp - machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
stamp battery, battery - a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
8.stamp - a block or die used to imprint a mark or design
die - a device used for shaping metal
9.stamp - a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
bulla - the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull
cachet - a seal on a letter
device - any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)
great seal - the principal seal of a government, symbolizing authority or sovereignty
handstamp, rubber stamp - a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand
signet - a seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)
Verb1.stamp - walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
2.stamp - to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; "a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"
date stamp, date - stamp with a date; "The package is dated November 24"
handstamp, rubberstamp - stamp with a rubber stamp, usually an indication of official approval on a document
frank, postmark - stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing
imprint, impress - mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
3.stamp - reveal clearly as having a certain character; "His playing stamps him as a Romantic"
characterize, characterise, qualify - describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
4.stamp - affix a stamp to; "Are the letters properly stamped?"
meter - stamp with a meter indicating the postage; "meter the mail"
affix, stick on - attach to; "affix the seal here"
5.stamp - treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
class, classify, sort out, assort, sort, separate - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
6.stamp - destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot; "Stamp fascism into submission"; "stamp out tyranny"
extinguish, snuff out - put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"
7.stamp - form or cut out with a mold, form, or die; "stamp needles"
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
8.stamp - crush or grind with a heavy instrument; "stamp fruit extract the juice"
mash, squash, squeeze, crush, squelch - to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
9.stamp - raise in a relief; "embossed stationery"
block - stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block; "block the book cover"
imprint, impress - mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"

stamp

noun
1. imprint, mark, brand, cast, mould, signature, earmark, hallmark You may live only where the stamp in your passport says you may.
2. stomp, stump, clump, tramp, clomp the stamp of feet on the stairs
3. type, sort, kind, form, cut, character, fashion, cast, breed, description Montgomerie's style is of a different stamp.
4. mark, indication, hallmark, badge, emblem, sure sign, telltale sign lawns and flowerbeds that bear the stamp of years of confident care
verb
1. print, mark, fix, impress, mould, imprint, engrave, inscribe 'Eat before July 14' was stamped on the label.
2. stomp, stump, clump, tramp, clomp She stamped her feet on the pavement to keep out the cold.
3. trample, step, tread, crush He received a ban last week after stamping on the referee's foot.
4. identify, mark, brand, label, reveal, exhibit, betray, pronounce, show to be, categorize, typecast They had stamped me as a bad woman.
stamp on something suppress, eliminate, eradicate, cut out, beat, squash, quash, do away with, quell, stamp out The government's first duty is to stamp on inflation.
stamp something out eliminate, destroy, eradicate, crush, suppress, put down, put out, scotch, quell, extinguish, quench, extirpate on-the-spot fines to stamp the problems out

stamp

verb
1. To step on heavily and repeatedly so as to crush, injure, or destroy:
2. To walk with loud, heavy steps:
Informal: tromp.
3. To produce a deep impression of:
phrasal verb
stamp outnoun
1. The visible effect made on a surface by pressure:
2. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else:
3. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members:
Informal: persuasion.
Translations
خَتْمضَرْبَة بالقَدَمطابَع بَريديطابِعٌ بَرِيدِيّيَخْتِم
dupnoutdupnutínálepkaorazítkovatoznačit
frimærkestempletramptrampestampe
postimerkkitallata
markapečatirati
bélyegbélyeget ragaszt vmirebélyegzõdobbanttoporzékolás
frímerkifrímerkjastappstappastimpill
切手踏みつける
우표찍다
pašto ženklastreptelėjimastreptelėtitryptiuždėti antspaudą
apzīmogotdauzīšanadauzītmarķējumsmarķēt
dupnúťdupnutie
cepetatištampiljkateptatižigžigosati
frimärkestämpla
ดวงตราไปรษณียากรประทับตรา
ayağını yere vurmaayağını yere vurmakdamgadamgalamakıstampa
đóng dấutem

stamp

[stæmp]
A. N
1. (= postage stamp) → sello m, estampilla f (LAm); (= fiscal stamp, revenue stamp) → timbre m, póliza f; (for free food etc) → bono m, vale m
2. (= rubber stamp) → estampilla f; (for metal) → cuño m
3. (fig) (= mark) → sello m
it bears the stamp of geniustiene el sello del genio
to leave or put one's stamp on sthponer or dejar su sello en algo
a man of his stampun hombre de su temple (pej) → un hombre de esa calaña
4. (with foot) → taconazo m
with a stamp of her footdando un taconazo
B. VT
1. to stamp one's footpatear, patalear; (in dancing) → zapatear
to stamp the ground [person] → dar patadas en el suelo; [horse] → piafar
2. [+ letter] → sellar, poner el sello a
the letter is insufficiently stampedla carta no tiene suficientes sellos
3. (= mark with rubber stamp) → marcar con sello; (= mark with fiscal stamp) → timbrar; (= emboss) → grabar; [+ passport] → sellar
they stamped my passport at the frontiersellaron mi pasaporte en la frontera
4. (= impress mark etc on) → estampar, imprimir; [+ coin, design] → estampar
paper stamped with one's namepapel m con el nombre de uno impreso, papel m con membrete
5. (fig) → marcar, señalar
to stamp sth on one's memorygrabar algo en la memoria de uno
his manners stamp him as a gentlemansus modales lo señalan como caballero
to stamp o.s. on sthponer or dejar su sello en algo
C. VI
1. (single movement) → patear, patalear
to stamp on sthpisotear algo, hollar algo
ouch, you stamped on my foot!¡ay, me has pisado el pie!
2. (= walk) to stamp in/outentrar/salir dando fuertes zancadas
he stamps about the houseanda por la casa pisando muy fuerte
D. CPD stamp album Nálbum m de sellos
stamp book N (= collection) → albúm m de sellos; (for posting) → libro m de sellos
stamp collecting Nfilatelia f
stamp collection Ncolección f de sellos
stamp collector Nfilatelista mf
stamp dealer Ncomerciante mf en sellos (de correo)
stamp duty N (Fin) → impuesto m or derecho m del timbre
stamp machine Nexpendedor m automático de sellos (de correo)
stamp down VT + ADV to stamp sth downapisonar algo, comprimir algo con los pies
stamp out VT + ADV
1. they stamped out the rhythmmarcaron el ritmo con los pies
2. (= extinguish) [+ fire, cigarette] → apagar con el pie
3. (= eliminate) [+ crime, corruption, activity] → erradicar, acabar con; [+ rebellion] → sofocar
we must stamp out this abusetenemos que acabar con esta injusticia
the doctors stamped out the epidemiclos médicos erradicaron la epidemia

stamp

[ˈstæmp]
n
(also postage stamp) → timbre m
My hobby is collecting stamps → Je collectionne les timbres.
(= stamping device) → tampon m
(= printed mark) (on passport)tampon m; (on document)cachet m
(= hallmark) → empreinte f, marque f
modif [collection, collector] → de timbres
vi
(= put foot down heavily) → taper du pied
(= walk heavily) → marcher bruyamment
He stamped out of the bedroom → Il sortit de la chambre bruyamment.
BUT Il sortit de la chambre d'un pas lourd.
vt
(= put mark on) [+ ticket, passport, document, library book] → tamponner; [+ goods] → marquer
[+ date, number, name] → tamponner
to stamp sth on sth → tamponner qch sur qch
[+ letter] → timbrer, affranchir
The letter wasn't stamped → La lettre n'était pas affranchie.
to stamp one's foot → taper du pied
stamp out
vt sep
(fire)éteindre en piétinant
[+ crime] → éradiquer; [+ opposition] → éliminerstamp album nalbum m de timbres(-poste)stamp collecting nphilatélie fstamp duty n (British)droit m de timbrestamped addressed envelope n (British) enveloppe affranchie aux nom et adresse de son expéditeur
Enclose a stamped addressed envelope → Joindre une enveloppe affranchie à vos nom et adresse.

stamp

n
(= postage stamp)(Brief)marke f, → (Post)wertzeichen nt (form); (= insurance stamp, revenue stamp etc)Marke f; (= trading stamp)(Rabatt)marke f; (= charity stamp, airmail stamp, sticker)Aufkleber m; to collect (postage) stampsBriefmarken plsammeln; to save (trading) stampsRabattmarken sammeln
(= rubber stamp, die, impression)Stempel m
(fig) a man of his stampein Mann seines Schlags; to bear the stamp of the expert/of authenticityden Stempel des Experten/die Züge der Echtheit tragen
vt
to stamp one’s foot(mit dem Fuß) (auf)stampfen; he stamped the turf back into placeer stampfte die Sode wieder an ihrem Platz fest
(= put postage stamp on)freimachen, frankieren; a stamped addressed envelopeein frankierter Rückumschlag
paper, document etc (with rubber stamp) → stempeln; (with embossing machine) → prägen; name, patternaufstempeln, aufprägen (→ on auf +acc); (fig)ausweisen (as als)
vi (= walk)sta(m)pfen, trampeln; (disapprovingly, in dancing) → (mit dem Fuß) (auf)stampfen; (horse)aufstampfen; he was stamping about the houseer trampelte im Haus herum; to stamp in/outhinein-/hinausstapfen; you stamped on my footSie haben mir auf den Fuß getreten

stamp

:
stamp album
stamp collecting
nBriefmarkensammeln nt
stamp collection
stamp collector
nBriefmarkensammler(in) m(f)
stamp dealer
nBriefmarkenhändler(in) m(f)
stamp duty
n (Brit) → (Stempel)gebühr f

stamp

[stæmp]
1. n
a. (also postage stamp) → francobollo (also trading stamp) → bollino premiomarchetta
b. (rubber stamp) → timbro; (mark) → bollo
it bears the stamp of genius → porta l'impronta del genio
c. with an angry stamp of her footbattendo il piede per terra con rabbia
2. vt
a. to stamp one's feetbattere i piedi; (in anger) → pestare i piedi
to stamp the ground (person) → pestare i piedi per terra (horse) → scalpitare
b. (letter) → affrancare
c. (mark with rubber stamp) → timbrare, bollare; (emboss) → imprimere su
they stamped my passport at the border → mi hanno timbrato il passaporto al confine
3. vi (single movement) → battere il piede per terra
to stamp in/out → entrare/uscire infuriato/a
ouch, you stamped on my foot! → ahi, mi hai pestato un piede!
stamp out vt + adv (fire) → estinguere; (crime) → eliminare; (opposition) → soffocare

stamp

(stӕmp) verb
1. to bring (the foot) down with force (on the ground). He stamped his foot with rage; She stamped on the insect.
2. to print or mark on to. He stamped the date at the top of his letter; The oranges were all stamped with the exporter's name.
3. to stick a postage stamp on (a letter etc). I've addressed the envelope but haven't stamped it.
noun
1. an act of stamping the foot. `Give it to me!' she shouted with a stamp of her foot.
2. the instrument used to stamp a design etc on a surface. He marked the date on the bill with a rubber date-stamp.
3. a postage stamp. He stuck the stamps on the parcel; He collects foreign stamps.
4. a design etc made by stamping. All the goods bore the manufacturer's stamp.
stamp out
1. to put out or extinguish (a fire) by stamping on it. She stamped out the remains of the fire.
2. to crush (a rebellion etc).

stamp

طابِعٌ بَرِيدِيّ, يَدْمِغُ razítkovat, známka frimærke, stemple Briefmarke, stempeln γραμματόσημο, σταμπάρω franquear, sello postimerkki, tallata timbre, timbrer marka, pečatirati affrancare, francobollo 切手, 踏みつける 우표, 찍다 postzegel, stempelen frimerke, stemple ostemplować, znaczek selar, selo топанье, штамповать frimärke, stämpla ดวงตราไปรษณียากร, ประทับตรา mühürlemek, pul đóng dấu, tem 加戳, 邮票
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Jo wrote no more sensational stories, deciding that the money did not pay for her share of the sensation, but going to the other extreme, as is the way with people of her stamp, she took a course of Mrs.
He thought of little things--Turk Smollet wheel- ing boards through the main street of his town in the morning, a tall woman, beautifully gowned, who had once stayed overnight at his father's hotel, Butch Wheeler the lamp lighter of Winesburg hur- rying through the streets on a summer evening and holding a torch in his hand, Helen White standing by a window in the Winesburg post office and put- ting a stamp on an envelope.
Shove in the canoe nigher to the land, Uncas; this sand will take a stamp as easily as the butter of the Jarmans on the Mohawk.
You'll naturally stamp round and cuss a little--" He stopped in conscious consternation.
Phoebe went accordingly, but perplexed herself, meanwhile, with queries as to the purport of the scene which she had just witnessed, and also whether judges, clergymen, and other characters of that eminent stamp and respectability, could really, in any single instance, be otherwise than just and upright men.
What I saw in him -- as evidently as the indestructible ramparts of Old Ticonderoga, already cited as the most appropriate simile -- was the features of stubborn and ponderous endurance, which might well have amounted to obstinacy in his earlier days; of integrity, that, like most of his other endowments, lay in a somewhat heavy mass, and was just as unmalleable or unmanageable as a ton of iron ore; and of benevolence which, fiercely as he led the bayonets on at Chippewa or Fort Erie, I take to be of quite as genuine a stamp as what actuates any or all the polemical philanthropists of the age.
I walked in a world of their invention--they had no occasion whatever to draw upon mine; so that my time was taken only with being, for them, some remarkable person or thing that the game of the moment required and that was merely, thanks to my superior, my exalted stamp, a happy and highly distinguished sinecure.
Though truly vivacious, tumultuous, ostentatious little Flask would now and then stamp with impatience; but not one added heave did he thereby give to the negro's lordly chest.
Thus, then, one of our own noble stamp, even a whaleman, is the tutelary guardian of England; and by good rights, we harpooneers of Nantucket should be enrolled in the most noble order of St.
said the old horse with a stamp of his foot; "for fashion
The company takes up the choruses, and men and women cry out like all possessed; some leap to their feet and stamp upon the floor, lifting their glasses and pledging each other.
Now, mind yourself," he said, with a stamp and a fierce glance of his gray eye, directed at Tom, "I'm your church now