Definition of Stamp out

1. Verb. End or extinguish by forceful means. "Stamp out poverty!"

Exact synonyms: Kill
Generic synonyms: End, Terminate



Definition of Stamp out

1. Verb. to extinguish by stamping. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To get rid of, eradicate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stamp Out

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stamp-collecting
stamp album
stamp battery
stamp collecting
stamp collection
stamp collector
stamp coupling
stamp couplings
stamp dealer
stamp down
stamp duty
stamp hinge
stamp hinges
stamp mill
stamp out (current term)
stamp pad
stamp pads
stamp tax
stampable
stamped
stamped out
stampede
stampeded
stampeder
stampeders
stampedes
stampeding
stampedo
stampedos

Literary usage of Stamp out

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"On his recovery from an attack of typhoid fever, he set to work to stamp out brigandage, and soon his vigilance, indomitable purpose, and fearless treatment ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"It was then (hut the authorities proceeded to carry out the cattle decrees and to kill some of the herds in order to stamp out the pest. ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"Efforts have been made to stamp out this crime; but in 1874, in 52 ' proclaimed' villages, the proportion of females to every 100 males was only 72. ..."

4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"Efforts have been made to stamp out this crime; but in 1874, in 52 ' proclaimed' ... stamp out ..."

5. Educating by Story-telling: Showing the Value of Story-telling as an by Katherine Dunlap Cather (1918)
"... DEVELOP OR stamp out CERTAIN TRAITS AND INSTINCTS Deceit MSOP: The Fox that Lost Its Tail (ADAMS, WILLIAM: Fables and Rhymes — Msop and Mother Goose). ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"... it may even be a fairly healthful food ; but it always is a possible source of danger, and upon this ground measures to stamp out bovine tuberculosis, ..."

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