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Definition 1: a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)

(... is a kind of stamp ) the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull

(... is a kind of stamp ) a seal on a letter

(... is a kind of stamp ) the principal seal of a government, symbolizing authority or sovereignty

(... is a kind of stamp ) a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand

(... is a kind of stamp ) a seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)

Definition 2: a block or die used to imprint a mark or design - [noun denoting artifact]

(stamp is a kind of ...) a device used for shaping metal

Definition 3: machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

(... is part of stamp) a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores

Definition 4: a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he put his stamp on the envelope

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

(... is a kind of stamp ) an impression produced by pressure or printing

(... is a kind of stamp ) a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it)

"the warrant bore the sheriff's seal"

Definition 5: a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) an individual instance of a type of symbol

"the word `error' contains three tokens of `r'"

Definition 6: a small piece of adhesive paper that is put on an object to show that a government tax has been paid - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) paper used for writing or printing

Definition 7: a type or class - [noun denoting group]

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

  • more men of his stamp are needed

(stamp is a kind of ...) a collection of things sharing a common attribute

"there are two classes of detergents"

Definition 8: something that can be used as an official medium of payment - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region

(... is a kind of stamp ) a government-issued stamp that can be used in exchange for food

Definition 9: the distinctive form in which a thing is made - [noun denoting shape]

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

  • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) a three-dimensional shape

Definition 10: destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot - [verb of change]

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

  • Stamp fascism into submission
  • stamp out tyranny

(stamp is a kind of ...) put an end to; kill

"The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"

Definition 11: treat or classify according to a mental stereotype - [verb of cognition]

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

  • I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) arrange or order by classes or categories

"How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

Definition 12: to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something - [verb of contact]

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

  • a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps

(stamp is a kind of ...) mark or stamp with or as if with pressure

"To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"

(... is a kind of stamp ) stamp with a date

"The package is dated November 24"

(... is a kind of stamp ) stamp with a rubber stamp, usually an indication of official approval on a document

(... is a kind of stamp ) stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing

Definition 13: affix a stamp to - [verb of contact]

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

  • Are the letters properly stamped?

(stamp is a kind of ...) attach to

"affix the seal here"

(... is a kind of stamp ) stamp with a meter indicating the postage

"meter the mail"

Definition 14: raise in a relief - [verb of contact]

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

  • embossed stationery

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) mark or stamp with or as if with pressure

"To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"

(... is a kind of stamp ) stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block

"block the book cover"

Definition 15: crush or grind with a heavy instrument - [verb of contact]

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

  • stamp fruit extract the juice

(stamp is a kind of ...) to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

"crush an aluminum can" "squeeze a lemon"

Definition 16: form or cut out with a mold, form, or die - [verb of creation]

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

  • stamp needles

(stamp is a kind of ...) make something, usually for a specific function

"She molded the rice balls carefully" "Form cylinders from the dough" "shape a figure" "Work the metal into a sword"

Definition 17: walk heavily - [verb of motion]

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

  • The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots

Synonyms for stamp in the sense of this definition

(stamp is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Definition 18: reveal clearly as having a certain character - [verb of perception]

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

  • His playing stamps him as a Romantic

(stamp is a kind of ...) describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of

"You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist" "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"

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