restamp

verb re·stamp \ (ˌ)rē-ˈstamp \
variants: or re-stamp
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of restamp

restamped or re-stamped; re-stamping or re-stamping
1 : to stamp (something) again
  • restamped his passport
  • Similarly, many coins are melted down and re-stamped over the years.
  • —Ria Misra
2 : to assert (something, such as one's authority) again
  • Beyond that lies one-day clashes with India and another away Test series against the Black Caps, giving the Aussies more opportunities to restamp their authority on world cricket.
  • —Greg Buckle
  • The world number one, who has re-stamped his mark on the game with French and US Open titles this year, can relax today … .
  • The Birmingham (England) Evening Mail

First Known Use of restamp

1692

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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