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Stamp meaning

stamp - 29 dictionary results

  1. 1. to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; " a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"
  2. 2. affix a stamp to; " Are the letters properly stamped?"
  3. 3. crush or grind with a heavy instrument; " stamp fruit extract the juice"
  4. 4. form or cut out with a mold, form, or die; " stamp needles"
  5. 5. walk heavily; " The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"
  6. 6. A half- penny.
  7. 7. To strike beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.
  8. 8. To bring down ( the foot) forcibly on the ground or floor; as, he stamped his foot with rage.
  9. 9. To crush; to pulverize; specifically ( Metal.), to crush by the blow of a heavy stamp, as ore in a mill.
  10. 10. To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate with arms or initials.
  11. 11. Fig.: To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp virtuous principles on the heart.
  12. 12. To cut out, bend, or indent, as paper, sheet metal, etc., into various forms, by a blow or suddenly applied pressure with a stamp or die, etc.; to mint; to coin.
  13. 13. To put a stamp on, as for postage; as, to stamp a letter; to stamp a legal document.
  14. 14. To strike the foot forcibly downward.
  15. 15. The act of stamping, as with the foot.
  16. 16. The which stamps; any instrument for making impressions on other bodies, as a die.
  17. 17. The mark made by stamping; a mark imprinted; an impression.
  18. 18. that which is marked; a thing stamped.
  19. 19. A picture cut in wood or metal, or made by impression; a cut; a plate.
  20. 20. An offical mark set upon things chargeable with a duty or tax to government, as evidence that the duty or tax is paid; as, the stamp on a bill of exchange.
  21. 21. Hence, a stamped or printed device, issued by the government at a fixed price, and required by law to be affixed to, or stamped on, certain papers, as evidence that the government dues are paid; as, a postage stamp; a receipt stamp, etc.
  22. 22. An instrument for cutting out, or shaping, materials, as paper, leather, etc., by a downward pressure.
  23. 23. A character or reputation, good or bad, fixed on anything as if by an imprinted mark; current value; authority; as, these persons have the stamp of dishonesty; the Scriptures bear the stamp of a divine origin.
  24. 24. Make; cast; form; character; as, a man of the same stamp, or of a different stamp.
  25. 25. A kind of heavy hammer, or pestle, raised by water or steam power, for beating ores to powder; anything like a pestle, used for pounding or bathing.
  26. 26. Money, esp. paper money.
  27. 27. Act of stamping; imprint; instrument for stamping; official mark or ticket indicating the payment of dues; form; character.
  28. 28. To strike downward with the foot.
  29. 29. To strike with the sole of the foot; impress with some figure; imprint; coin; form.

stamp - examples of usage

  1. O hear 'em stamp! - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. When I had his letter of thanks I glanced through it hastily and then burnt it, and tried to stamp out the re- awakened memory of him from my brain. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  3. He ended a responsible letter, and directed it, and made it a thing of the past with a stamp on it in a little basket on the hall- table outside. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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