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Dictionary definition for: Stamp

1. (n) a token that postal fees have been paid

2. (v) walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"

3. (n) the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"

4. (v) to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; "a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"

5. (n) a type or class; "more men of his stamp are needed"

6. (v) reveal clearly as having a certain character; "His playing stamps him as a Romantic"

7. (n) a symbol that is the result of printing; "he put his stamp on the envelope"

8. (v) affix a stamp to; "Are the letters properly stamped?"

9. (n) machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores

10. (v) treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"

11. (n) a block or die used to imprint a mark or design

12. (v) destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot; "Stamp fascism into submission" "stamp out tyranny"

13. (n) a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents

14. (v) form or cut out with a mold, form, or die; "stamp needles"

15. (v) crush or grind with a heavy instrument; "stamp fruit extract the juice"

16. (v) raise in a relief; "embossed stationary"

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