stamp down

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stamp down - to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
blink away, blink, wink - force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears"
dampen, stifle - smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"
choke back, choke down, choke off - suppress; "He choked down his rage"
silence, still, hush, hush up, quieten, shut up - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
burke - get rid of, silence, or suppress; "burke an issue"
silence - keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure; "All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"
quell, squelch, quench - suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
muffle, stifle, strangle, repress, smother - conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
curb, hold in, control, moderate, contain, check, hold - lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
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Sowe's sentiments were echoed by player Fran Orthodoxou, who said: "Personally I feel we deserved more than what the scoreline shows, but it was important to put a stamp down as to why we deserve to be in this league.
Hilby Ventures Limited having its registered office and its principal place of business at 14 Grealishtown, Bohermore, Galway having never traded and having no assets exceeding [euro]150 and/or liabilities and Stamp Down Town Limited having its registered office and its principal place of business at Main Street, Belmullet, Co.
Councillor Sam Rowlands said he will stamp down on what people might see as "luxuries" when it comes to council schemes.
Is that what it's going to take before we really stamp down on it?
He continued: "Over the past four or five years we've put our stamp down as part of the top group, shall we say, in the Premiership and our expectations certainly haven't lowered from that for this season."
The authorities need to stamp down on teams that show mass dissent as we saw from the scandalous Colombians.
Just before Alexandre Lacazette gave Arsenal the lead at St James' Park, Kenedy appeared to inadvertently stamp down on the Frenchman's ankle.
The hashtag #STANDUPTOLOANSHARKs is being used to share information on how to stamp down on loan sharks.
The council has vowed to stamp down on the practice and recently brought two cases before Halifax magistrates.
Swans boss Garry Monk accused Mitrovic of a "tasty" tackle on his defender Neil Taylor after the former Anderlecht man appeared to stamp down late on Taylor's leg.
Dicko, however, is relishing the opportunity to face the league's fellow big boys early doors in order to stamp down their authority in the division.