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Dictionary definition for: Stump

1. (n) the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled

2. (v) cause to be perplexed or confounded; "This problem stumped her"

3. (n) the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed

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

5. (n) (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket

6. (v) travel through a district and make political speeches; "the candidate stumped the Northeast"

7. (n) a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

8. (v) remove tree stumps from; "stump a field"

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