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(1)   A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
(2)   (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket
(3)   The part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed
(4)   The base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled


(5)   Remove tree stumps from
"Stump a field"
(6)   Cause to be perplexed or confounded
"This problem stumped her"
(7)   Travel through a district and make political speeches
"The candidate stumped the Northeast"
(8)   Walk heavily
"The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"


  1. The remains of something that has been cut off; especially the remains of a tree, the remains of a limb.
  2. The place where a campaign takes place.
  3. An occasion at which the campaign takes place.
  4. One of three small wooden posts which together with the bails make the wicket and that the fielding team attempt to hit with the ball.
  5. An artists’ drawing tool made of rolled paper used to smudge or blend marks made with charcoal, Conté crayon, pencil or other drawing media.
  6. A wooden or concrete pole used to support a house.


  1. to baffle; to be unable to find an answer to a question or problem.
    This last question has me stumped.
  2. to campaign
    He’s been stumping for that reform for months.
  3. to get a batsman out stumped
  4. to walk heavily or clumsily