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(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"


  1. An act of stamping the foot, paw or hoof.
    The horse gave two quick stamps and rose up on its hind legs.
  2. An indentation or imprint made by stamping.
    My passport has quite a collection of stamps.
  3. A device for stamping designs.
    She loved to make designs with her collection of stamps.
  4. A small piece of paper bearing a design on one side and adhesive on the other.
    These stamps are purely decorative.
  5. A postage stamp.
    I need one first-class stamp to send this letter.
  6. A tattoo


  • (act of stamping):
  • (indentation or imprint made by stamping):
  • (device for stamping designs):
  • (paper used to indicate postage has been paid): postage stamp


  1. To step quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.
    The toddler screamed and stamped, but still got no candy.
  2. To move (the foot or feet) quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.
    The crowd cheered and stamped their feet in appreciation.
  3. To mark by pressing quickly and heavily.
    This machine stamps the metal cover with a design.
    This machine stamps the design into the metal cover.
  4. To give an official marking to, generally by impressing or imprinting a design or symbol.
    The immigration officer stamped my passport.
  5. To apply postage stamps to.
    I forgot to stamp this letter.


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