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  Definition of Stamp
  1. a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
  2. a block or die used to imprint a mark or design
  3. machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
  4. a token that postal fees have been paid
  5. a symbol that is the result of printing; "he put his stamp on the envelope"
  6. a type or class; "more men of his stamp are needed"
  7. the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
  8. destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot; "Stamp fascism into submission"; "stamp out tyranny"
  9. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
  10. to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; "a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"
  11. affix a stamp to; "Are the letters properly stamped?"
  12. raise in a relief; "embossed stationary"
  13. crush or grind with a heavy instrument; "stamp fruit extract the juice"
  14. form or cut out with a mold, form, or die; "stamp needles"
  15. walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"
  16. reveal clearly as having a certain character; "His playing stamps him as a Romantic"
Similar Words: seal, pestle, postage, postage stamp, impression, cast, mold, pigeonhole, stereotype, emboss, boss, stomp, stump

 

Hyponyms: bulla, cachet, great seal, handstamp, rubber stamp, signet, imprint, embossment, revenue stamp, seal, date, date stamp, rubberstamp, postmark, frank, meter, block

 

Part Meronyms: battery, stamp battery

 

Derivational Morphology: emboss, boss, seal, pestle, mail, post, send, pigeonhole, stereotype, shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge, cast, model, frame, redact, put, couch, grouping, pigeonholing, impression, postage, postage stamp, knob, relief, relievo, rilievo, embossment, sculptural relief, stamper, stamping machine, stomper, tramper, trampler, stomp

 

 
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