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Definition of "stamps" []

  • To bring (the foot) down heavily (on the ground, etc) (verb)
  • To walk with heavy or noisy footsteps (verb)
  • To repress, extinguish, or eradicate (verb)
  • To impress or mark (a particular device or sign) on (something) (verb)
  • To mark (something) with an official impress, seal, or device (verb)
  • To fix or impress permanently (verb)
  • To affix a postage stamp to (verb)
  • To distinguish or reveal (verb)
  • To pound or crush (ores, etc) (verb)
  • The act or an instance of stamping (noun)
  • A mark applied to postage stamps for cancellation purposes (noun)
  • A similar piece of gummed paper used for commercial or trading purposes (noun)
  • A block, die, etc, used for imprinting a design or device (noun)
  • A design, device, or mark that has been stamped (noun)
  • A characteristic feature or trait; hallmark (noun)
  • A piece of gummed paper or other mark applied to official documents to indicate payment of a fee, validity, ownership, etc (noun)
  • A national insurance contribution, formerly recorded by means of a stamp on an official card (noun)
  • Type or class (noun)
  • An instrument or machine for crushing or pounding ores, etc, or the pestle in such a device (noun)
  • Plural form of stamp. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stamp. (verb)

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Use "stamps" in a sentence
  • "Besides the label stamps, the English post-office manufactures and sells stamped envelopes, which will at once enclose the letter and pay the postage."
  • ""That additional amount of food stamps is absolutely fundamental to children and families 'well-being," said Jim Weil, FRAC's president."
  • "As a result I will not buy a book of stamps from the machines (a single stamp, OK), but will stand in line instead."