stomp vs stamp : Common Errors in English

About stomp vs stamp

“Stomp” is colloquial, casual. A professional wrestler stomps hisopponent. In more formal contexts “stamp” is preferred. But you willprobably not be able to stamp out the spread of “stomp.”

stomp Meaning(s)

  • (n) a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step
  • (v) walk heavily

stamp Meaning(s)

  • (n) the distinctive form in which a thing is made
  • (n) a type or class
  • (n) a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving
  • (n) a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
  • (n) something that can be used as an official medium of payment
  • (n) a small piece of adhesive paper that is put on an object to show that a government tax has been paid
  • (n) machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
  • (n) a block or die used to imprint a mark or design
  • (n) a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
  • (v) walk heavily
  • (v) to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something
  • (v) reveal clearly as having a certain character
  • (v) affix a stamp to
  • (v) treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
  • (v) destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot
  • (v) form or cut out with a mold, form, or die
  • (v) crush or grind with a heavy instrument
  • (v) raise in a relief

stomp in News

  1. Airman didn't want to shoot charging Denali moose, but felt he had to

    The man who shot a cow moose in Denali National Park last week is an airman stationed in Anchorage who says he regrets the animal's death but said it would have been worse if he allowed the charging moose to stomp him or the children and adults with him.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Stars and Stripes

  2. Need Strong Documentation Of Time Spent To Claim Real Estate Losses

    If you think you are going to get a hard time from the IRS if you apply for 501(c)(4) status for your new organization called Patriotic Tea Party Support The Constitution And Stomp Out The IRS Inc, try this instead.  Report significant losses from real estate rentals and claim you are eligible for the 469(c)(7) exception for people in real estate trades or businesses even though you don't have a ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Forbes

  3. Running: Sunnybrook Stomp walk/run Saturday

    Runners can still pre-register for the 32nd annual Sunnybrook Stomp 5K walk/run Saturday, June 15, at Sunnybrook Park in Wadena. The event is open to adults and children.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Brainerd Dispatch

stamp in News

  1. Food Stamp Failure

    I was shocked and ashamed to read Paul Krugman’s May 31 New York Times editorial, “From The Mouths Of Babes,” concerning Congressional Republicans’ efforts to defund and eventually eliminate the food stamp program.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Queens Tribune

  2. Stamp Out Hunger collects 29K pounds of food for area food pantries

    The 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, held by the United States Postal Service, is now complete. Nationally, the total collected since the food drive began is more than 1.2 billion pounds.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Crossville Chronicle

  3. Food stamp hike helps families cope

    An increase in food stamp benefits in April under the federal stimulus package has helped single mother Rosa Diaz, 21, stock the pantry for her family, including her 2-year-old son, Reco Diaz, and her sister.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Ashland City Times

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