Translation: from english

to stamp down

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  • stamp down — verb to put down by force or authority (Freq. 1) suppress a nascent uprising stamp down on littering conquer one s desires • Syn: ↑suppress, ↑inhibit, ↑subdue, ↑conquer, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 tongs — Stamp tweezers or stamp tongs are tweezers used to handle postage stamps. They are universally used by stamp collectors and philatelists, because they are a reliable way to hold of the small pieces of paper without damaging or getting skin oils… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 your feet — phrase to keep putting one foot down hard and noisily on the ground and then the other in order to make yourself less cold or to make a noise People were standing around, stamping their feet and rubbing their hands. The little boy stamped his… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stamp your foot — phrase to put your foot down hard and noisily on the ground because you are angry He stamped his foot angrily. Thesaurus: to make a communicative soundhyponym Main entry: stamp …   Useful english dictionary

  • stamp out — [v] extinguish abolish, blot out*, crush, destroy, eliminate, end, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, kill, put down, quell, snuff out, suppress, wipe out*; concepts 95,252 …   New thesaurus

  • Stamp Act 1765 — Duties in American Colonies Act 1765 Parliament of Great Britain Long title An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, towards further defraying the expences o …   Wikipedia

  • stamp — stamp1 [ stæmp ] noun ** ▸ 1 for paying (for mailing) ▸ 2 for printing mark ▸ 3 putting foot down hard ▸ 4 particular quality ▸ 5 particular type 1. ) count a small official piece of paper that you buy and stick on an envelope to pay for the cost …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stamp — stamp1 S2 [stæmp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(mail)¦ 2¦(printed mark)¦ 3 the stamp of something 4¦(payment)¦ 5¦(tax)¦ 6 of ... stamp 7¦(with foot)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(MAIL)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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