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English noun: stamp

1. stamp (shape) the distinctive form in which a thing is made


SamplesPottery of this cast was found throughout the region.


Synonymscast, mold, mould


Broader (hypernym)solid

2. stamp (group) a type or class


SamplesMore men of his stamp are needed.


Broader (hypernym)category, class, family

3. stamp (communication) a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving


SamplesHe put his stamp on the envelope.


Synonymsimpression


Broader (hypernym)symbol


Narrower (hyponym)embossment, imprint, seal

4. stamp (communication) a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid


Synonymspostage, postage stamp


Broader (hypernym)item, token

5. stamp (possession) something that can be used as an official medium of payment


Synonymslegal tender, tender


Broader (hypernym)medium of exchange, monetary system


Narrower (hyponym)food stamp

6. stamp (communication) a small piece of adhesive paper that is put on an object to show that a government tax has been paid


Synonymsrevenue stamp


Broader (hypernym)piece of paper, sheet, sheet of paper

7. stamp (artifact) machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores


Synonymspestle


Broader (hypernym)machine


Part meronymbattery, stamp battery

8. stamp (artifact) a block or die used to imprint a mark or design


Broader (hypernym)die

9. stamp (artifact) a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents


Synonymsseal


Broader (hypernym)device


Narrower (hyponym)bulla, cachet, great seal, handstamp, rubber stamp, signet


English verb: stamp

1. stamp (motion) walk heavily


SamplesThe men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots.


ExamplesThe children stamp to the playground


Synonymsstomp, stump


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)walk

2. stamp (contact) to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something


SamplesA man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)impress, imprint


Narrower (hyponym)date, date stamp, frank, handstamp, postmark, rubberstamp

3. stamp (perception) reveal clearly as having a certain character


SamplesHis playing stamps him as a Romantic.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)characterise, characterize, qualify

4. stamp (contact) affix a stamp to


SamplesAre the letters properly stamped?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)affix, stick on


Narrower (hyponym)meter

5. stamp (cognition) treat or classify according to a mental stereotype


SamplesI was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European.


Synonymspigeonhole, stereotype


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)assort, class, classify, separate, sort, sort out

6. stamp (change) destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot


SamplesStamp fascism into submission.
Stamp out tyranny.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)extinguish, snuff out

7. stamp (creation) form or cut out with a mold, form, or die


SamplesStamp needles.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

8. stamp (contact) crush or grind with a heavy instrument


SamplesStamp fruit extract the juice.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)crush, mash, squash, squeeze, squelch

9. stamp (contact) raise in a relief


SamplesEmbossed stationery.


Synonymsboss, emboss


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)impress, imprint


Narrower (hyponym)block









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