stamp out

Definition of stamp out

  1. 1 :  to stop or destroy (something bad) stamp out smallpox/corruption

  2. 2 :  to stop (something) from burning by stepping on it forcefully with the feet stamp out a fire stamp a cigarette out

Word by Word Definitions

stampplay
  1. :  to pound or crush with a pestle or a heavy instrument

    :  to strike or beat forcibly with the bottom of the foot

    :  to bring down (the foot) forcibly

  1. :  a device or instrument for stamping

    :  the impression or mark made by stamping or imprinting

    :  a distinctive character, indication, or mark

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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