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stamp out

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to put out or extinguish by stamping: to stamp out a fire.
2. to crush or suppress by force: to stamp out a rebellion.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stamp out - end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
terminate, end - bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
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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.
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Translations
يُخْمِد النّاريَسْحَق، يُخْمِد
potlačitudupat
knuseslukke
bæla niîurslökkva, drepa í
udupať

w>stamp out

vt sep
fireaustreten; (fig: = eradicate) epidemic, crime, practiceausrotten; oppositionunterdrücken, zunichtemachen; troubleniederschlagen; rebelsunschädlich machen
(= punch or cut out) pattern, shapeausstanzen
rhythm(mit)stampfen
viheraustrampeln, heraussta(m)pfen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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).
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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