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Impress vs. Stamp

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Impressverb

(transitive) To affect (someone) strongly and often favourably.

‘You impressed me with your command of Urdu.’;

Stampnoun

An act of stamping the foot, paw or hoof.

‘The horse gave two quick stamps and rose up on its hind legs.’;

Impressverb

(intransitive) To make an impression, to be impressive.

‘Henderson impressed in his first game as captain.’;

Stampnoun

An indentation or imprint made by stamping.

‘My passport has quite a collection of stamps.’;

Impressverb

(transitive) To produce a vivid impression of (something).

‘That first view of the Eiger impressed itself on my mind.’;

Stampnoun

A device for stamping designs.

‘She loved to make designs with her collection of stamps.’;

Impressverb

(transitive) To mark or stamp (something) using pressure.

‘We impressed our footprints in the wet cement.’;

Stampnoun

A small piece of paper bearing a design on one side and adhesive on the other, used to decorate letters or craft work.

‘These stamps have a Christmas theme.’;

Impressverb

To produce (a mark, stamp, image, etc.); to imprint (a mark or figure upon something).

Stampnoun

A small piece of paper, with a design and a face value, used to prepay postage or other costs such as tax or licence fees.

‘I need one first-class stamp to send this letter.’; ‘Now that commerce is done electronically, tax stamps are no longer issued here.’;

Impressverb

(figurative) To fix deeply in the mind; to present forcibly to the attention, etc.; to imprint; to inculcate.

Stampnoun

A tattoo

Impressverb

(transitive) To compel (someone) to serve in a military force.

‘The press gang used to impress people into the Navy.’;

Stampnoun

(slang) A single dose of lysergic acid diethylamide

Impressverb

(transitive) To seize or confiscate (property) by force.

‘The liner was impressed as a troop carrier.’;

Stampverb

(intransitive) To step quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.

‘The toddler screamed and stamped, but still got no candy.’;

Impressnoun

The act of impressing.

Stampverb

(transitive) To move (the foot or feet) quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.

‘The crowd cheered and stamped their feet in appreciation.’;

Impressnoun

An impression; an impressed image or copy of something.

Stampverb

(transitive) To strike, beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.

Impressnoun

A stamp or seal used to make an impression.

Stampverb

(transitive) To mark by pressing quickly and heavily.

‘This machine stamps the metal cover with a design.’; ‘This machine stamps the design into the metal cover.’;

Impressnoun

An impression on the mind, imagination etc.

Stampverb

(transitive) To give an official marking to, generally by impressing or imprinting a design or symbol.

‘The immigration officer stamped my passport.’;

Impressnoun

Characteristic; mark of distinction; stamp.

Stampverb

(transitive) To apply postage stamps to.

‘I forgot to stamp this letter.’;

Impressnoun

A heraldic device; an impresa.

Stampverb

To mark; to impress.

Impressnoun

The act of impressing, or taking by force for the public service; compulsion to serve; also, that which is impressed.

Stampverb

To strike beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.

‘He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground.’;

Impressverb

To press, stamp, or print something in or upon; to mark by pressure, or as by pressure; to imprint (that which bears the impression).

‘His heart, like an agate, with your print impressed.’;

Stampverb

To bring down (the foot) forcibly on the ground or floor; as, he stamped his foot with rage.

Impressverb

To produce by pressure, as a mark, stamp, image, etc.; to imprint (a mark or figure upon something).

Stampverb

To crush; to pulverize; specifically (Metal.), to crush by the blow of a heavy stamp, as ore in a mill.

‘I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small.’;

Impressverb

To fix deeply in the mind; to present forcibly to the attention, etc.; to imprint; to inculcate.

‘Impress the motives of persuasion upon our own hearts till we feel the force of them.’;

Stampverb

To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate with arms or initials.

Impressverb

To take by force for public service; as, to impress sailors or money.

‘The second five thousand pounds impressed for the service of the sick and wounded prisoners.’;

Stampverb

Fig.: To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp virtuous principles on the heart.

‘God . . . has stamped no original characters on our minds wherein we may read his being.’;

Impressverb

To be impressed; to rest.

‘Such fiendly thoughts in his heart impress.’;

Stampverb

To cut out, bend, or indent, as paper, sheet metal, etc., into various forms, by a blow or suddenly applied pressure with a stamp or die, etc.; to mint; to coin.

Impressnoun

The act of impressing or making.

Stampverb

To put a stamp on, as for postage; as, to stamp a letter; to stamp a legal document.

Impressnoun

A mark made by pressure; an indentation; imprint; the image or figure of anything, formed by pressure or as if by pressure; result produced by pressure or influence.

‘The impresses of the insides of these shells.’; ‘This weak impress of love is as a figureTrenched in ice.’;

Stampverb

To strike; to beat; to crush.

‘These cooks how they stamp and strain and grind.’;

Impressnoun

Characteristic; mark of distinction; stamp.

Stampverb

To strike the foot forcibly downward.

‘But starts, exclaims, and stamps, and raves, and dies.’;

Impressnoun

A device. See Impresa.

‘To describe . . . emblazoned shields,Impresses quaint.’;

Stampnoun

The act of stamping, as with the foot.

Impressnoun

The act of impressing, or taking by force for the public service; compulsion to serve; also, that which is impressed.

‘Why such impress of shipwrights?’;

Stampnoun

The which stamps; any instrument for making impressions on other bodies, as a die.

‘'T is gold so pureIt can not bear the stamp without alloy.’;

Impressnoun

the act of coercing someone into government service

Stampnoun

The mark made by stamping; a mark imprinted; an impression.

‘That sacred name gives ornament and grace,And, like his stamp, makes basest metals pass.’;

Impressverb

have an emotional or cognitive impact upon;

‘This child impressed me as unusually mature’; ‘This behavior struck me as odd’;

Stampnoun

That which is marked; a thing stamped.

‘Hanging a golden stamp about their necks.’;

Impressverb

impress positively;

‘The young chess player impressed her audience’;

Stampnoun

A picture cut in wood or metal, or made by impression; a cut; a plate.

‘At Venice they put out very curious stamps of the several edifices which are most famous for their beauty and magnificence.’;

Impressverb

produce or try to produce a vivid impression of;

‘Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us’;

Stampnoun

An official mark set upon things chargeable with a duty or tax to government, as evidence that the duty or tax is paid; as, the stamp on a bill of exchange.

Impressverb

mark or stamp with or as if with pressure;

‘To make a batik, you impress a design with wax’;

Stampnoun

A stamped or printed device, usually paper, issued by the government at a fixed price, and required by law to be affixed to, or stamped on, certain papers, as evidence that the government dues are paid; as, a postage stamp; a tax stamp; a receipt stamp, etc.

Impressverb

reproduce by printing

Stampnoun

An instrument for cutting out, or shaping, materials, as paper, leather, etc., by a downward pressure.

Impressverb

take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship;

‘The men were shanghaied after being drugged’;

Stampnoun

A character or reputation, good or bad, fixed on anything as if by an imprinted mark; current value; authority; as, these persons have the stamp of dishonesty; the Scriptures bear the stamp of a divine origin.

‘Of the same stamp is that which is obtruded on us, that an adamant suspends the attraction of the loadstone.’;

Impressverb

dye (fabric) before it is spun

Stampnoun

Make; cast; form; character; as, a man of the same stamp, or of a different stamp.

‘A soldier of this season's stamp.’;

Stampnoun

A kind of heavy hammer, or pestle, raised by water or steam power, for beating ores to powder; anything like a pestle, used for pounding or beating.

Stampnoun

A half-penny.

Stampnoun

Money, esp. paper money.

Stampnoun

a token that postal fees have been paid

Stampnoun

the distinctive form in which a thing is made;

‘pottery of this cast was found throughout the region’;

Stampnoun

a type or class;

‘more men of his stamp are needed’;

Stampnoun

a symbol that is the result of printing;

‘he put his stamp on the envelope’;

Stampnoun

machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores

Stampnoun

a block or die used to imprint a mark or design

Stampnoun

a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents

Stampverb

walk heavily;

‘The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots’;

Stampverb

to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something;

‘a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps’;

Stampverb

reveal clearly as having a certain character;

‘His playing stamps him as a Romantic’;

Stampverb

affix a stamp to;

‘Are the letters properly stamped?’;

Stampverb

treat or classify according to a mental stereotype;

‘I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European’;

Stampverb

destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot;

‘Stamp fascism into submission’; ‘stamp out tyranny’;

Stampverb

form or cut out with a mold, form, or die;

‘stamp needles’;

Stampverb

crush or grind with a heavy instrument;

‘stamp fruit extract the juice’;

Stampverb

raise in a relief;

‘embossed stationary’;

Stampverb

bring down (one's foot) heavily on the ground or on something on the ground

‘he stamped his foot in frustration’; ‘Robertson stamped on all these suggestions’; ‘he threw his cigarette down and stamped on it’;

Stampverb

crush, flatten, or remove with a heavy blow from one's foot

‘she stamped the snow from her boots’;

Stampverb

walk with heavy, forceful steps

‘John stamped off, muttering’;

Stampverb

impress a pattern or mark on (a surface, object, or document) using an engraved or inked block or die

‘the woman stamped my passport’;

Stampverb

impress (a pattern or mark) with an engraved or inked block or die

‘a key with a number stamped on the shaft’; ‘it's one of those records that has 'classic' stamped all over it’;

Stampverb

make (something) by cutting it out with a die or mould

‘the knives are stamped out from a flat strip of steel’;

Stampverb

reveal or mark out as having a particular quality or ability

‘his style stamps him as a player to watch’;

Stampverb

fix a postage stamp or stamps on to (a letter)

‘Annie stamped the envelope for her’;

Stampverb

crush or pulverize (ore).

Stampnoun

an instrument for stamping a pattern or mark, in particular an engraved or inked block or die.

Stampnoun

a mark or pattern made by a stamp, especially one indicating official validation

‘the emperor gave them his stamp of approval’; ‘passports with visa stamps’;

Stampnoun

a characteristic or distinctive impression or quality

‘the whole project has the stamp of authority’; ‘even the least expensive movie bore the stamp of the studio's plush style’;

Stampnoun

a particular class or type of person or thing

‘empiricism of this stamp has been especially influential in British philosophy’;

Stampnoun

a small adhesive piece of paper stuck to something to show that an amount of money has been paid, in particular a postage stamp

‘TV licence stamps’; ‘a first-class stamp’;

Stampnoun

an act or sound of stamping with the foot

‘the stamp of boots on the bare floor’;

Stampnoun

a block for crushing ore in a stamp mill.

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