stamp

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noun
1 on a letter/package
ADJECTIVE
postage (formal)
first-class, second-class (both in the UK)
47p, 83-cent, etc.
Christmas, commemorative, special
food (AmE)

These families receive food stamps to purchase food.

food stamp benefits for legal immigrants

… OF STAMPS
book, set, sheet

a book of ten stamps

VERB + STAMP
put, put on, stick, stick on

Don't forget to put a stamp on.

She stuck a stamp on the letter.

lick
issue

The stamps were issued in 1863.

The Post Office has issued some new Christmas stamps.

collect

Do you collect stamps?

STAMP + NOUN
album, collecting, collection, collector
2 instrument for stamping a design, etc. on a surface
ADJECTIVE
official
date, time

The software uses digital time stamps.

rubber
PHRASES
stamp of approval (figurative)

Congress has given its stamp of approval to the budget.

3 character/quality
ADJECTIVE
personal, unmistakable
indelible (esp. AmE)

President Reagan left an indelible stamp on the nation.

VERB + STAMP
bear, carry

His work bears the unmistakable stamp of genius.

leave on, put on

She left her stamp on the school.

PREPOSITION
stamp of

the stamp of authority

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verb
1 put your foot down
ADVERB
hard
impatiently

She stamped her foot impatiently.

about, around, down, off

He stamped off in disgust.

PREPOSITION
on

She stamped on my toe!

2 print letters, etc. on sth
ADVERB
indelibly (usually figurative)

His personality was indelibly stamped on the final product.

PREPOSITION
with

Approved goods were stamped with a hallmark.

PHRASES
stamped all over sth (figurative)

This is an album with ‘epic’ stamped all over it.

Stamp is used with these nouns as the object: ↑foot, ↑passport, ↑visa

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  • Stamp — Stamp, n. 1. The act of stamping, as with the foot. [1913 Webster] 2. The which stamps; any instrument for making impressions on other bodies, as a die. [1913 Webster] T is gold so pure It can not bear the stamp without alloy. Dryden. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stamp 4 — refers to the stamp number, or immigration status, given to an individual with permission to reside in Ireland. It indicates that the person is entitled to work without a work permit. It is issued to people on work visas/work authorisations, and… …   Wikipedia

  • stamp — [stamp] vt. [ME stampen, akin to OHG stampfon < Gmc * stampon, *stampjan, to press to pieces < IE * stembh , to crush < base * steb(h) , a post, pole > STAFF2, STEP, STUMP] 1. to bring (the foot) down forcibly on the ground, a floor,… …   English World dictionary

  • Stamp — (st[a^]mp) v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stamped} (st[a^]mt; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stamping}.] [OE. stampen; akin to LG. & D. stampen, G. stampfen, OHG. stampf[=o]n, Dan. stampe, Sw. stampa, Icel. stappa, G. stampf a pestle and E. step. See {Step}, v. i …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stamp — ► VERB 1) bring down (one s foot) heavily on the ground or an object. 2) walk with heavy, forceful steps. 3) (stamp out) suppress or put an end to by taking decisive action. 4) impress with a device that leaves a mark or pattern. 5) impress (a… …   English terms dictionary

  • stamp — n: an official mark or seal set on something (as a deed) chargeable with a government or state duty or tax or on papers requiring execution under certain conditions to signify that the duty or tax has been paid or the condition fulfilled; esp:… …   Law dictionary

  • stamp — [n1] impression, symbol, seal brand, cast, earmark, emblem, hallmark, impress, imprint, indentation, mark, mold, print, signature, sticker; concepts 259,284 stamp [n2] character breed, cast, cut, description, fashion, form, ilk, kind, lot, mold,… …   New thesaurus

  • Stamp — Stamp, v. i. 1. To strike; to beat; to crush. [1913 Webster] These cooks how they stamp and strain and grind. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To strike the foot forcibly downward. [1913 Webster] But starts, exclaims, and stamps, and raves, and dies.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stamp — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Joachim Stamp (* 1970), deutscher Politiker (FDP) Terence Stamp (* 1939), britischer Schauspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort b …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stamp as — [phrasal verb] stamp (someone) as (something) : to show that (someone) is (a particular type of person) The decision stamped him as a man of honor. • • • Main Entry: ↑stamp …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stamp —   [stæmp], Sir (seit 1965) Laurence Dudley, britischer Geograph, * Bexley (heute zu London) 9. 3. 1898, ✝ Mexiko 8. 8. 1966; 1921 23 Erdölgeologe in Birma, 1923 26 Professor in Rangun, ab 1926 Dozent, 1945 66 Professor in London; Präs. der… …   Universal-Lexikon

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