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stamp

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

stampv. t. [OE. stampen; akin to LG. & D. stampen, G. stampfen, OHG. stampf, Dan. stampe, Sw. stampa, Icel. stappa, G. stampf a pestle and E. step. See Step, v. i., and cf. Stampede.].
  •  To strike beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To bring down (the foot) forcibly on the ground or floor; as, he stamped his foot with rage.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To crush; to pulverize; specifically (Metal.), to crush by the blow of a heavy stamp, as ore in a mill.  [1913 Webster]
    "I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate with arms or initials.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp virtuous principles on the heart.  [1913 Webster]
    "God . . . has stamped no original characters on our minds wherein we may read his being."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To put a stamp on, as for postage; as, to stamp a letter; to stamp a legal document.  [1913 Webster]
To stamp out, to put an end to by sudden and energetic action; to extinguish; as, to stamp out a rebellion.
stampv. i. 
  •  To strike; to beat; to crush.  [1913 Webster]
    "These cooks how they stamp and strain and grind."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To strike the foot forcibly downward.  [1913 Webster]
    "But starts, exclaims, and stamps, and raves, and dies."  [1913 Webster]
stampn. 
  •  The act of stamping, as with the foot.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The which stamps; any instrument for making impressions on other bodies, as a die.  [1913 Webster]
    "'T is gold so pure
    It can not bear the stamp without alloy.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  The mark made by stamping; a mark imprinted; an impression.  [1913 Webster]
    "That sacred name gives ornament and grace,
    And, like his stamp, makes basest metals pass.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is marked; a thing stamped.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hanging a golden stamp about their necks."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A picture cut in wood or metal, or made by impression; a cut; a plate.  [1913 Webster]
    "At Venice they put out very curious stamps of the several edifices which are most famous for their beauty and magnificence."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An official 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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A stamped or printed device, usually paper, 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 tax stamp; a receipt stamp, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An instrument for cutting out, or shaping, materials, as paper, leather, etc., by a downward pressure.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Of the same stamp is that which is obtruded on us, that an adamant suspends the attraction of the loadstone."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Make; cast; form; character; as, a man of the same stamp, or of a different stamp.  [1913 Webster]
    "A soldier of this season's stamp."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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 beating.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A half-penny.  Beau. & Fl.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Money, esp. paper money.  [1913 Webster]
Stamp act, an act of the British Parliament [1765] imposing a duty on all paper, vellum, and parchment used in the American colonies, and declaring all writings on unstamped materials to be null and void. -- Stamp collector, (a) an officer who receives or collects stamp duties. (b) one who collects postage or other stamps, as an avocation or for investment; a philatelist. -- Stamp duty, a duty, or tax, imposed on paper and parchment used for certain writings, as deeds, conveyances, etc., the evidence of the payment of the duty or tax being a stamp. [Eng.] -- Stamp hammer, a hammer, worked by power, which rises and falls vertically, like a stamp in a stamp mill. -- Stamp head, a heavy mass of metal, forming the head or lower end of a bar, which is lifted and let fall, in a stamp mill. -- Stamp mill (Mining), a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps; also, a machine for stamping ore. -- Stamp note, a stamped certificate from a customhouse officer, which allows goods to be received by the captain of a ship as freight. [Eng.] -- Stamp office, an office for the issue of stamps and the reception of stamp duties.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

stamp, v. & n.
--v.
1 a tr. bring down (one's foot) heavily on the ground etc. b tr. crush, flatten, or bring into a specified state in this way (stamped down the earth round the plant). c intr. bring down one's foot heavily; walk with heavy steps.
2 tr. a impress (a pattern, mark, etc.) on metal, paper, butter, etc., with a die or similar instrument of metal, wood, rubber, etc. b impress (a surface) with a pattern etc. in this way.
3 tr. affix a postage or other stamp to (an envelope or document).
4 tr. assign a specific character to; characterize; mark out (stamps the story an invention).
5 tr. crush or pulverize (ore etc.).
--n.
1 an instrument for stamping a pattern or mark.
2 a a mark or pattern made by this. b the impression of an official mark required to be made for revenue purposes on deeds, bills of exchange, etc., as evidence of payment of tax.
3 a small adhesive piece of paper indicating that a price, fee, or tax has been paid, esp. a postage stamp.
4 a mark impressed on or label etc. affixed to a commodity as evidence of quality etc.
5 a a heavy downward blow with the foot. b the sound of this.
6 a a characteristic mark or impress (bears the stamp of genius). b character, kind (avoid people of that stamp).
7 the block that crushes ore in a stamp-mill.

Idiom
Stamp Act an act concerned with stamp-duty, esp. that imposing the duty on the American colonies in 1765 and repealed in 1766. stamp-collecting the collecting of postage stamps as objects of interest or value. stamp-collector a person engaged in stamp-collecting. stamp-duty a duty imposed on certain kinds of legal document. stamp-hinge see HINGE. stamping-ground a favourite haunt or place of action. stamp-machine a coin-operated machine for selling postage stamps. stamp-mill a mill for crushing ore etc. stamp-office an office for the issue of government stamps and the receipt of stamp-duty etc. stamp on
1 impress (an idea etc.) on (the memory etc.).
2 suppress.
stamp out
1 produce by cutting out with a die etc.
2 put an end to, crush, destroy.
stamp-paper
1 paper with the government revenue stamp.
2 the gummed marginal paper of a sheet of postage stamps.
Derivative
stamper n.
Etymology
prob. f. OE stampian (v.) (unrecorded) f. Gmc: infl. by OF estamper (v.) and F estampe (n.) also f. Gmc

THESAURUS

stamp

John Hancock, OK, Platonic form, Platonic idea, abolish, acceptance, aesthetic form, affirmance, affirmation, amble, animus, annihilate, approbation, approval, aptitude, archetype, aroma, art form, ascender, attribute, authentication, authorization, back, badge, banner, barge, bastard type, beard, bed, belly, bent, bevel, bias, billhead, black letter, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, block, block out, blood, blotch, body, body-build, book stamp, bookplate, boss, bowl along, brand, breed, bring home to, bring out, broad arrow, build, bump, bundle, burin, cachet, cancellation, cap, capital, cartouche, carve, case, cast, casting, categorize, certification, chalk, chalk up, character, characteristic, characteristics, characterize, check, check off, chisel, cicatrize, clan, class, classification, classify, clomp, clop, clump, coat of arms, colophon, color, complexion, composition, concavity, configuration, confirm, confirmation, conformation, constituents, constitution, convexity, counter, counterfoil, countermark, countersignature, crasis, create, crest, cut, dactylogram, dactylograph, dapple, dash, deep-dye, define, delimit, demarcate, denominate, denomination, dent, depress, descender, description, designate, designation, destroy, device, dharma, diathesis, die, differentia, differential, dimple, dint, discolor, disposition, distinctive feature, docket, document, dot, drag, drive, drub, earmark, eccentricity, efform, eliminate, em, embed, emblem, emboss, embossment, en, end, endorsement, engraft, engrave, engrave on, engraving tool, entrench, eradicate, escutcheon, establish, etch, etching ball, etching ground, etching needle, etching point, ethos, excrescence, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, face, fashion, fat-faced type, feather, feature, features, feet, fiber, figuration, figure, fingerprint, fix, flavor, fleck, flounce, font, foot, footmark, footprint, footslog, footstep, forge, form, formalize, format, formation, fossil footprint, found, frame, frank, freckle, gash, genius, genre, genus, get out, get rid of, go-ahead, government mark, government stamp, grade, grain, grave, graver, green light, groove, ground, gust, habit, hallmark, halt, hammer, hatch, hectograph, hew, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, hue, humor, humors, ichnite, ichnolite, identify, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, ilk, image, impact, implant, impress, impress upon, impression, imprimatur, imprint, inclination, inculcate, indent, indentation, indention, index, indicant, indicator, individualism, infix, ingrain, initial, initials, inner form, inscribe, insignia, instill, intaglio, issue, italic, jam, jog, jolt, jump, keynote, kidney, kill, kin, kind, knead, knock out, label, last, lay out, layout, leaning, letter, letterhead, letterpress, level, lick into shape, ligature, limp, line, lineaments, lodge, log, logo, logotype, lot, lower case, lumber, lump, lunge, lurch, mackle, majuscule, make, make a mark, make it felt, makeup, manner, mannerism, mark, mark off, mark out, marking, masthead, matrix, measure, mental set, mettle, mimeograph, mince, mind, mind-set, mint, minuscule, modality, mode, model, mold, molding, monogram, mottle, mould, multigraph, name, nature, needle, negative, nick, nod, notarization, notch, note, number, odor, offcut, offprint, offset, okay, overprint, pace, pack, pad, paddle, particularity, pattern, paw print, pawmark, peculiarity, peg, pencil, pepper, permission, persuasion, phylum, physique, pi, piaffe, piaffer, pica, picture, pimple, pit, plant, plate, plod, pock, pockmark, point, postage, postage stamp, postmark, pound, prance, predilection, predisposition, preference, press in, price tag, prick, print, proclivity, proof, propensity, property, prototype, prove, publish, pug, pugmark, pull, pull a proof, punch, punch in, punctuate, puncture, put down, put out, put to bed, put to press, quality, quell, quirk, race, rack, ratification, recess, record, register, registered trademark, reissue, representation, representative, repress, reprint, riddle, rocker, roll, roman, root, rough out, roughcast, roughhew, rubber stamp, run, run off, running head, running title, sanction, sans serif, sashay, saunter, savor, scar, scarify, score, scorper, scotch, scratch, script, scuff, scuffle, sculpt, sculpture, scuttle, seal, seam, seat, service mark, set, set back, set in, setoff, settle, shamble, shank, shape, shoe last, shuffle, sidle, sigil, sign, signal, signature, signet, significant form, single-foot, singularity, skip, slant, slink, slither, slog, slouch, smack, small cap, small capital, snuff out, somatotype, sort, specialty, species, speck, speckle, spirit, splotch, spot, squelch, stagger, stain, stalk, stamp of approval, stamp on, stamp out, stem, step, stereotype, sticker, stigmatize, stomp, straddle, straggle, strain, streak, striate, stride, strike, stripe, stroll, structure, strut, stub, stud, stump, style, subdue, subscription, suchness, suppress, sure sign, swagger, swing, symbol, symptom, system, tab, tag, tailor, taint, tally, tamp, tang, taste, tattoo, telltale sign, temper, temperament, template, tendency, tenor, term, terminate, the like of, the likes of, the nod, thermoform, thumbmark, thumbprint, tick, tick off, ticket, title page, tittup, toddle, token, tone, totter, trace, trade name, trademark, trademark name, traipse, trait, traits, tramp, trample, tread, tribe, trick, trip, trudge, turn, turn of mind, twist, type, type body, type class, type lice, typecase, typeface, typefounders, typefoundry, underline, underscore, upper case, validation, variety, vein, vestige, visa, vise, waddle, wamble, warp, warrant, way, wedge, wiggle, wobble, work

ROGET THESAURUS

stamp

State

N state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper, aspect, dilemma, pass, predicament, constitution, habitude, diathesis, frame, fabric, stamp, set, fit, mold, mould, mode, modality, schesis, form, tone, tenor, turn, trim, guise, fashion, light, complexion, style, character, conditional, modal, formal, structural, organic, conditionally, as the matter stands, as things are, such being the case.

Prototype

N prototype, original, model, pattern, precedent, standard, ideal, reference, scantling, type, archetype, antitype, protoplast, module, exemplar, example, ensample, paradigm, lay-figure, text, copy, design, fugleman, keynote, die, mold, matrix, last, plasm, proplasm, protoplasm, mint, seal, punch, intaglio, negative, stamp, a precedent embalms a principle, exempla sunt odiosa.

Completion

VB effect, effectuate, accomplish, achieve, compass, consummate, hammer out, bring to maturity, bring to perfection, perfect, complete, elaborate, do, execute, make, go through, get through, work out, enact, bring about, bring to bear, bring to pass, bring through, bring to a head, despatch, dispatch, knock off, finish off, polish off, make short work of, dispose of, set at rest, perform, discharge, fulfill, realize, put in practice, put in force, carry out, carry into effect, carry into execution, make good, be as good as one's word, do thoroughly, not do by halves, go the whole hog, drive home, be in at the death, carry through, play out, exhaust, fill the bill, finish, bring to a close, wind up, stamp, clinch, seal, set the seal on, put the seal, give the final touch, to, put the last, put the finishing hand to, put the finishing touches on, crown, crown all, cap, ripen, culminate, come to a head, come to a crisis, come to its end, die a natural death, die of old age, run its course, run one's race, touch the goal, reach the goal, attain the goal, reach, get in the harvest.

Security

N security, guaranty, guarantee, gage, warranty, bond, tie, pledge, plight, mortgage, collateral, debenture, hypothecation, bill of sale, lien, pawn, pignoration, real security, vadium, stake, deposit, earnest, handsel, caution, promissory note, bill, bill of exchange, I, O, U, personal security, covenant, specialty, parole, acceptance, indorsement, signature, execution, stamp, seal, sponsor, cosponsor, sponsion, sponsorship, surety, bail, mainpernor, hostage, godchild, godfather, godmother, recognizance, deed of indemnity, covenant of indemnity, authentication, verification, warrant, certificate, voucher, docket, doquet, record, probate, attested copy, receipt, acquittance, quittance, discharge, release, muniment, title deed, instrument, deed, deed poll, assurance, indenture, charter, charter poll, paper, parchment, settlement, will, testament, last will and testament, codicil, bonis avibus, gone where the woodbine twineth.

VB give security, give bail, give substantial bail, go bail, pawn, impawn, spout, mortgage, hypothecate, impignorate, guarantee, warrant, warrantee, assure, accept, indorse, underwrite, insure, cosign, countersign, sponsor, cosponsor, execute, stamp, sign, seal, let, sett, grant a lease, take a lease, hold a lease, hold in pledge, lend on security.

Form

N form, figure, shape, conformation, configuration, make, formation, frame, construction, cut, set, build, trim, cut of one's jib, stamp, type, cast, mold, fashion, contour, structure, plasmature, feature, lineament, turn, phase, posture, attitude, pose, morphism, isomorphism, forming, formation, figuration, efformation, sculpture, plasmation, formed, plastic, fictile, formative, fluid, plasmic, isomorphous, pleomorphic, protean, changeable.

VB form, shape, figure, fashion, efform, carve, cut, chisel, hew, cast, rough hew, rough cast, sketch, block out, hammer out, trim, lick into shape, put into shape, model, knead, work up into, set, mold, sculpture, cast, stamp, build.

Indication

N indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics, Zeitgeist, characteristic, diagnostic, lineament, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, cloven hoof, footfall, recognition (memory), diagnostic, divining rod, detector, sign, symbol, index, indice, indicator, point, pointer, exponent, note, token, symptom, dollar sign, dollar mark, type, figure, emblem, cipher, device, representation, epigraph, motto, posy, gesture, gesticulation, pantomime, wink, glance, leer, nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge, dactylology, dactylonomy, freemasonry, telegraphy, chirology, byplay, dumb show, cue, hint, clue, clew, key, scent, signal, signal post, rocket, blue light, watch fire, watch tower, telegraph, semaphore, flagstaff, cresset, fiery cross, calumet, heliograph, guidon, headlight, mark, scratch, line, stroke, dash, score, stripe, streak, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, print, imprint, impress, impression, keyboard symbols, printing symbols, red letter, italics, sublineation, underlining, bold font, jotting, note, annotation, reference, blaze, cedilla, guillemets, hachure, quotation marks, ", double quotes, " ", parentheses, "( )", brackets, "", braces, "", left arrow, "<", right arrow, ">", forward slash, "/", backward slash, "\", exclamation point, "!", commercial at, "@", pound sign, "#", percent sign, "%", carat, "", ampersand, "&", asterisk, "*", hyphen, "-", dash, "-", "_", em dash, "--", plus sign, "+", equals sign, "=", question mark, "?", period, ", ", semicolon, ", ", colon, ":", comma, ", ", apostrophe, "'", single quote, "'", tilde, "~", badge, criterion, countercheck, countermark, countersign, counterfoil, duplicate, tally, label, ticket, billet, letter, counter, check, chip, chop, dib, totem, tessera, card, bill, witness, voucher, stamp, cacher, trade mark, Hall mark, signature, mark, autograph, autography, attestation, hand, hand writing, sign manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, hand and seal, paraph, brand, superscription, indorsement, endorsement, password, watchword, catchword, security card, pass, passkey, credentials, open sesame, timbrology, mot de passe, mot du guet, pass-parole, shibboleth, title, heading, docket, address card, visiting card, carte de visite, insignia, banner, banneret, bannerol, bandrol, flag, colors, streamer, standard, eagle, labarum, oriflamb, oriflamme, figurehead, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, burgee, blue Peter, jack, ancient, gonfalon, union jack, banderole, old glory, quarantine flag, vexillum, yellow-flag, yellow jack, tricolor, stars and stripes, bunting, heraldry, crest, coat of arms, arms, armorial bearings, hatchment, escutcheon, scutcheon, shield, supporters, livery, uniform, cockade, epaulet, chevron, garland, love knot, favor, beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, cock, weathercock, guidepost, handpost, fingerpost, directing post, signpost, pillars of Hercules, pharos, bale-fire, beacon-fire, l'etoile du Nord, landmark, seamark, lighthouse, balize, polestar, loadstar, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, name, sign, signboard, warning, omen, prefigurement, trace, record, warning &c, alarm, scepter, trophy, gauge, milestone, milepost, brand, fool's cap, check, telltale, test, mileage ticket, milliary, notification, advertisement, word of command, call, bugle call, trumpet call, bell, alarum, cry, battle cry, rallying cry, angelus, reveille, sacring bell, sanctus bell, exposition &c (explanation), proof, pattern, indicating, indicative, indicatory, denotative, connotative, diacritical, representative, typical, symbolic, pantomimic, pathognomonic, symptomatic, characteristic, demonstrative, diagnostic, exponential, emblematic, armorial, individual, known by, recognizable by, indicated, pointed, marked, denotable, indelible, in token of, symbolically, in dumb show, ecce signum, ex ungue leonem, ex pede Herculem, vide ut supra, vultus ariete fortior.

VB indicate, be the sign, of, denote, betoken, argue, testify, bear the impress, of, connote, connotate, represent, stand for, typify, symbolize, put an indication, put a mark, note, mark, stamp, earmark, blaze, label, ticket, docket, dot, spot, score, dash, trace, chalk, print, imprint, impress, engrave, stereotype, make a sign, signalize, underscore, give a signal, hang out a signal, beckon, nod, wink, glance, leer, nudge, shrug, tip the wink, gesticulate, raise the finger, hold up the finger, raise the hand, hold up the hand, saw the air, suit the action to the word, wave a banner, unfurl a banner, hoist a banner, hang out a banner, wave the hand, wave a kerchief, give the cue, show one's colors, give an alarm, sound an alarm, beat the drum, sound the trumpets, raise a cry, sign, seal, attest, underline, call attention to, give notice.

Engraving

N engraving, chalcography, line engraving, mezzotint engraving, stipple engraving, chalk engraving, dry point, bur, etching, aquatinta, chiseling, plate engraving, copperplate engraving, steel engraving, wood engraving, xylography, lignography, glyptography, cerography, lithography, chromolithography, photolithography, zincography, glyphography, xylograph, lignograph, glyptograph, cerograph, lithograph, chromolithograph, photolithograph, zincograph, glyphograph, holograph, impression, print, engraving, plate, steelplate, copperplate, etching, mezzotint, aquatint, lithotint, cut, woodcut, stereotype, graphotype, autotype, heliotype, graver, burin, etching point, style, plate, stone, wood block, negative, die, punch, stamp, printing, plate printing, copperplate printing, anastatic printing, color printing, lithographic printing, type printing, three-color process, illustration, illumination, half tone, photogravure, vignette, initial letter, cul de lampe, tailpiece, lapidary, lapidarian, insculptured, engraved, lapidary, sculpsit, imprimit.


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