Definitions of stamp

  1. To strike the foot forcibly downward. To stamp out, to extirpate, as a disease in cattle, properly by the destruction of those affected with it.
  2. To mark with a design by means of a die, etc.; as, to stamp a coin; impress a copy of an something; as, to stamp one's initials on note paper; put a stamp upon; as, to stamp a letter; to label; brand; as, our acts stamp our characters; fix deeply; as, to stamp a scene on the memory; to set ( the foot) down heavily; crush by such a motion; as, to stamp anything under foot; crush or grind into powder.
  3. To strike with the sole of the foot, by thrusting it down: to impress with some mark or figure: to imprint: to fix deeply: to coin: to form: ( B.) to pound.
  4. To strike with the sole of the foot; impress with some figure; imprint; coin; form.
  5. To make by impressing.
  6. To impress by a stamp.
  7. To affix a stamp upon.
  8. To bring down quickly and heavily, as the foot.
  9. To stigmatize.
  10. To strike or beat the foot forcibly downward.
  11. To step or plant the foot firmly down.
  12. To strike downward with the foot.
  13. raise in a relief; " embossed stationary"
  14. destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot; " Stamp fascism into submission"; " stamp out tyranny"
  15. affix a stamp to, as of letters
  16. crush or grind with a heavy instrument, as of fruit, to extract the juice
  17. To strike the foot forcibly upon the ground.
  18. To strike with the sole of the foot by thrusting it downward; to impress with some mark; to impress; to imprint; to fix a mark by impressing it; to coin; to form; to affix a stamp to; to pound.
  19. To strike or beat forcibly, as with the bottom of the foot; to strike the foot downwards; to impress with a mark or figure; to fix deeply; to coin; to cut into forms by a stamp; to crush by downward pressure, as ore in a stamping- mill.
  20. a symbol that is the result of printing; " he put his stamp on the envelope"
  21. machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
  22. a token that postal fees have been paid
  23. a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
  24. a block or die used to imprint a mark or design
  25. a type or class; " more men of his stamp are needed"
  26. a or class; " more men of his stamp are needed"
  27. to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; " a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"
  28. affix a stamp to; " Are the letters properly stamped?"
  29. crush or grind with a heavy instrument; " stamp fruit extract the juice"
  30. form or cut out with a mold, form, or die; " stamp needles"
  31. walk heavily; " The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"
  32. To strike beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.
  33. To bring down ( the foot) forcibly on the ground or floor; as, he stamped his foot with rage.
  34. To crush; to pulverize; specifically ( Metal.), to crush by the blow of a heavy stamp, as ore in a mill.
  35. To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate with arms or initials.
  36. Fig.: To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp virtuous principles on the heart.
  37. 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.
  38. To put a stamp on, as for postage; as, to stamp a letter; to stamp a legal document.
  39. To strike the foot forcibly downward.
  40. The act of stamping, as with the foot.
  41. The which stamps; any instrument for making impressions on other bodies, as a die.
  42. The mark made by stamping; a mark imprinted; an impression.
  43. that which is marked; a thing stamped.
  44. A picture cut in wood or metal, or made by impression; a cut; a plate.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. An instrument for cutting out, or shaping, materials, as paper, leather, etc., by a downward pressure.
  48. 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.
  49. Make; cast; form; character; as, a man of the same stamp, or of a different stamp.
  50. 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.
  51. Money, esp. paper money.
  52. The act of making a mark or impress; a mark or design impressed upon a surface; as, the stamp on a coin; an implement or machine for making such a mark; a die; a small piece of paper, having a certain device and value printed on it, sold by the government, and fastened to a letter, document, etc., as payment of a fee or tax; as, a postage stamp; characteristic quality or nature; as, the picture bears the stamp of genius; sort; kind; as, avoid men of his stamp; act of striking downward with the foot; a heavy downward blow with the foot.
  53. The act of stamping: the mark made by pressing something on a soft body: an instrument for making impressions on other bodies: that which is stamped: an official mark put on things chargeable with duty, as proof that the duty is paid: a small piece of paper having a certain figure impressed by the government, sold to the public to be attached to a paper, letter, or document liable to duty, in order to show that such has been paid; as, a postage stamp, a receipt stamp: an instrument for cutting materials into a certain shape by a downward pressure: cast: form: character: a heavy hammer worked by machinery for crushing metal ores.
  54. STAMPER, STAMPING.
  55. Act of stamping; imprint; instrument for stamping; official mark or ticket indicating the payment of dues; form; character.
  56. A mark made by stamping; device; design.
  57. An implement or machine for stamping.
  58. The act of stamping.
  59. Act of stamping; any instrument for making impressions; a mark imprinted; an impression; a thing stamped; a government mark on things that pay duty, showing that it is paid; a stamped label to frank a letter; current value; make; cast; form; character; a kind of pestle used for pounding or beating.
  60. A tool or instr. for making impressions or marks on substances, generally of figures or devices; the mark impressed; a thing marked or stamped; a small piece of paper having a certain figure impressed by Government, and sold to the public, used for attaching to a paper, letter, or document liable to duty, to show that such has been paid; an instr. for cutting material into any required form by a blow or pressure; authority; make; cast; character; current value.
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