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English verb: stamp down

1. stamp down (change) to put down by force or authority


SamplesSuppress a nascent uprising.
Stamp down on littering.
Conquer one's desires.


Synonymsconquer, curb, inhibit, subdue, suppress


Pattern of useSomebody ----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









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