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Definition 1: bring under control by force or authority - [verb of change]

Samples where stamp down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • suppress a nascent uprising
  • stamp down on littering
  • conquer one's desires

Synonyms for stamp down in the sense of this definition

(stamp down is a kind of ...) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

"moderate your alcohol intake" "hold your tongue" "hold your temper" "control your anger"

(... is a kind of stamp down ) suppress

"He choked down his rage"

(... is a kind of stamp down ) cause to be quiet or not talk

"Please silence the children in the church!"

(... is a kind of stamp down ) get rid of, silence, or suppress

"burke an issue"

(... is a kind of stamp down ) keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure

"All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"

(... is a kind of stamp down ) suppress or crush completely

"squelch any sign of dissent" "quench a rebellion"

(... is a kind of stamp down ) electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device

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