stamp out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theystamp out
he/she/itstamps out
present participlestamping out
past tensestamped out
past participlestamped out
  1. 2
    to make a fire stop burning by putting your feet down hard on it

    He stamped out the flames before they could grow.

  2. 3
    to press the shape of an object out of a substance such as clay or plastic using a tool or machine
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See also main entry: stamp