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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.


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


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


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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