Adjective "restamp" definition and examples

(Restamp may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌriːˈstamp/

Definitions and examples

verb

To stamp a new pattern or mark on (a surface, object, etc.).
    To reimpress (a mark, image, etc.) on an object, surface, etc. Chiefly in figurative, especially spiritual, contexts; (now also figurative) to reassert or reaffirm (one's authority).

      More definitions

      1. to strike or beat with a forcible, downward thrust of the foot.

      2. to bring (the foot) down forcibly or smartly on the ground, floor, etc.

      3. to extinguish, crush, etc., by striking with a forcible downward thrust of the foot (followed by out): to stamp out a fire.

      4. to suppress or quell (a rebellion, uprising, etc.) quickly through the use of overwhelming force (usually followed by out).

      5. to crush or pound with or as with a pestle.

      6. to impress with a par

      More examples(as adjective)

      "bars can be restamp."

      Origin

      (stamp)Late 17th century; earliest use found in Obadiah Walker (1616–1699), college head and author. From re- + stamp.