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    stamp - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stamp

    Definition
    (noun) the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    Synonyms : cast , mold , mould
    Example Sentence
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
    Definition
    (noun) a type or class
    Example Sentence
    • more men of his stamp are needed
    Definition
    (noun) a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving
    Synonyms : impression
    Example Sentence
    • he put his stamp on the envelope
    Definition
    (noun) a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
    Synonyms : postage , postage stamp
    Definition
    (noun) something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    Synonyms : legal tender , tender
    Definition
    (noun) a small piece of adhesive paper that is put on an object to show that a government tax has been paid
    Synonyms : revenue stamp
    Definition
    (noun) machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
    Synonyms : pestle
    Definition
    (noun) a block or die used to imprint a mark or design Definition
    (noun) a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
    Synonyms : seal
    Definition
    (verb) walk heavily
    Synonyms : stomp , stump
    Example Sentence
    • The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots
    Definition
    (verb) to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something
    Example Sentence
    • a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps
    Definition
    (verb) reveal clearly as having a certain character
    Example Sentence
    • His playing stamps him as a Romantic
    Definition
    (verb) affix a stamp to
    Example Sentence
    • Are the letters properly stamped?
    Definition
    (verb) treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
    Synonyms : pigeonhole , stereotype
    Example Sentence
    • I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European
    Definition
    (verb) destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot
    Example Sentence
    • Stamp fascism into submission
    • stamp out tyranny
    Definition
    (verb) form or cut out with a mold, form, or die
    Example Sentence
    • stamp needles
    Definition
    (verb) crush or grind with a heavy instrument
    Example Sentence
    • stamp fruit extract the juice
    Definition
    (verb) raise in a relief
    Synonyms : boss , emboss
    Example Sentence
    • embossed stationery
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