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stamp

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mail, Tools, Tax
stampstamp1 /stΓ¦mp/ ●●● S2 noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 mail (also postage stamp formal)TCM a small piece of paper that you buy and stick onto an envelope or package before posting it πŸ”Š a 29-cent stamp πŸ”Š Richard collects stamps. πŸ”Š a second-class stamp2 ink_pad.jpg printed markTZ a tool for pressing or printing a mark or pattern onto a surface, or the mark made by this tool πŸ”Š a date stamp πŸ”Š a passport stamp3 β†’ the stamp of something4 payment British EnglishBBT a small piece of paper that is worth a particular amount of money and is bought and collected for something over a period of time πŸ”Š television licence stamps5 taxPET British English a piece of paper for sticking to some official papers to show that British tax has been paid6 β†’ of ... stamp7 with footSTAND an act of stamping, especially with your foot πŸ”Š an angry stamp β†’ food stamp
Examples from the Corpus
stampβ€’ "Louis, get over here!" Margaret demanded with a stamp of her foot.β€’ a stamp in your passportβ€’ a 32-cent stampβ€’ The food stamps which government provides to such families can be spent only on food.β€’ Requests for the Learning stamp should be postmarked by March 20 and the Merian prints by June 1.β€’ Individuals seeking first-day cancellations of the new stamps should purchase them at a post office and place them on addressed envelopes.β€’ Do not forget there is no stamp needed.β€’ There is no signature silhouette or personal stamp left by color or texture.β€’ Do you save stamps?β€’ The material from the iron mortar boxes was washed out on to a screen and the oversize returned to the stamps.
Related topics: Mail
stampstamp2 ●●○ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 put foot down [intransitive, transitive]STAND to put your foot down onto the ground loudly and with a lot of force πŸ”Š The audience stamped and shouted. πŸ”Š β€˜I will not!’ Bert yelled and stamped his foot (=because he was angry). πŸ”Š She stood at the bus stop stamping her feet (=because she was cold).stamp on somebody/something (=try to hurt or kill someone or something, by putting your foot down onto them) πŸ”Š Marta shrieked and started stamping on the cockroach.2 walk noisily [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to walk somewhere in a noisy way by putting your feet down hard onto the ground because you are angry syn stompstamp around/out of/off etc πŸ”Š My mother stamped off down the stairs.3 make a mark [transitive]WRITE to put a pattern, sign, or letters on something, using a special tool πŸ”Š The woman at the desk stamped my passport. πŸ”Š Among the papers was a brown folder stamped β€˜SECRET’.stamp something on something πŸ”Š Stamp the date on all the letters.4 affect somebody/something [transitive]EFFECT/INFLUENCE to have an important or permanent effect on someone or something πŸ”Š The experience remained stamped on her memory for many years.stamp somebody with something πŸ”Š His army years had stamped him with an air of brisk authority.5 mail [transitive]TCM to stick a stamp onto a letter, parcel etc β†’ stamp somebody as something β†’ stamp on somebody/something β†’ stamp something ↔ out
β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
stampβ€’ The letters are stamped and are ready to be mailed.β€’ One cradled a paper cup of coffee in both hands, stamping his feet as if it was cold.β€’ Punching postman Tony Thornton says he's going to stamp on Eubank - but Eubank plans to return the challenger to sender.β€’ Meanwhile, though creative financing has mostly been stamped on, some councils' past ingenuity is catching up with them.β€’ Roll thinly and stamp out 16 small leaves.β€’ Miguel turned away, stamping out his cigarette, facing the wall like it was his future.β€’ Pitt was a great philanthropist and wanted to stamp out smuggling, which was rife.stamped ... footβ€’ I shivered and stamped my feet.β€’ On the edge of the crowd a few young men tittered, whistled, applauded and stamped their feet.β€’ They stamped their feet and flapped their arms around their bodies to try to keep out the extreme chill.β€’ He stamped his foot and looked around him like he was lost and might break out crying any minute.β€’ It stamped a foot and snorted briskly.β€’ Others shuffled and stamped their feet as the cold from the frosted pavement penetrated the thin soles of their shoes.β€’ The knight stamped his feet to keep warm.stamp around/out of/off etcβ€’ Once again the real estate agent stamped out of the room, muttering angrily.stamp something on somethingβ€’ The medicine had a September 1 expiration date stamped on it.stamped on ... memoryβ€’ Yet the sensation was indelibly stamped on her memory.
From Longman Business Dictionarystampstamp1 /stæmp/ noun [countable]1 (also postage stamp) a small piece of paper that you buy and stick onto an envelope or package before posting ita 29-cent stampCare must be taken that the correct postage stamps for overseas post are used.2British EnglishFINANCE a small piece of paper that is worth a particular amount of money and bought and collected towards paying for something over a period of timetelevision licence stamps → food stamp → revenue stamp → trading stamp3a tool for pressing or printing a mark or pattern onto a surface, or the mark made by this toola passport stamp → date stamp → rubber stampstampstamp2 verb [transitive]1to put a pattern, sign, or letters on something, using a special toolstamp something on somethingStamp the date on all the letters.stamp something with somethingYour passport must be stamped with your entry date.2to stick a stamp on a letter, parcel etc→ See Verb table
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Verb table
stamp
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystamp
he, she, itstamps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystamped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stamped
he, she, ithas stamped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stamped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stamp
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stamped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stamping
he, she, itis stamping
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you, we, theyare stamping
Past
I, he, she, itwas stamping
you, we, theywere stamping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stamping
he, she, ithas been stamping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stamping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stamping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stamping
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