stamp

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stamp is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
stamp

Plural
stamps

This is a postage stamp, and the round black mark on it is the other kind of stamp
  1. A little coloured square of paper that someone sticks to a letter when they want to send the letter.
    The stamp goes in the upper right part of the outside of the letter.
  2. Any embossed sign or mark on a document.
    Deeds to a house have excise duty stamps attached.


Verb[change]

Plain form
stamp

Third-person singular
stamps

Past tense
stamped

Past participle
stamped

Present participle
stamping

  1. To place a stamp.
    She stamped the sign of her company on the lower part of the letter.
  2. To bring the heel of the foot sharply down on the floor.
    She stamped her pretty little foot.

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