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Noun

Singular
stamp

Plural
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  1. An act of stamping the foot, paw or hoof.
    The horse gave two quick stamps and rose up on its hind legs.
  2. An indentation or imprint made by stamping.
    My passport has quite a collection of stamps.
  3. A device for stamping designs.
    She loved to make designs with her collection of stamps.
  4. A small piece of paper bearing a design on one side and adhesive on the other.
    These stamps are purely decorative.
  5. A postage stamp.
    I need one first-class stamp to send this letter.
  6. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A tattoo

Synonyms

  • (act of stamping):
  • (indentation or imprint made by stamping):
  • (device for stamping designs):
  • (paper used to indicate postage has been paid): postage stamp

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Verb

Infinitive
to stamp

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to stamp (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To step quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.
    The toddler screamed and stamped, but still got no candy.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To move (the foot or feet) quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.
    The crowd cheered and stamped their feet in appreciation.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To mark by pressing quickly and heavily.
    This machine stamps the metal cover with a design.
    This machine stamps the design into the metal cover.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To give an official marking to, generally by impressing or imprinting a design or symbol.
    The immigration officer stamped my passport.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To apply postage stamps to.
    I forgot to stamp this letter.

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