English verb: stamp down
|1.||stamp down (change) to put down by force or authority|
|Samples||Suppress a nascent uprising.|
Stamp down on littering.
Conquer one's desires.
|Synonyms||conquer, curb, inhibit, subdue, suppress|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||check, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate|
|Narrower (hyponym)||blink, blink away, burke, choke back, choke down, choke off, dampen, hush, hush up, muffle, quell, quench, quieten, repress, shut up, silence, silence, smother, squelch, stifle, stifle, still, strangle, wink|