What is the
difference between Stamp and Stump?
What is the difference between Stamp and Stump? :
Stamp : (noun)
( 1 ) Small piece of paper with an official design on it, stuck on an envelope or a document, etc…
This is a book of postage stamps.
He bought a 50 paisa stamp.
( 2 ) Instrument with which a design, mark, etc…is stamped on surface
Where is the rubber stamp?
( 3 ) Design, word / words, etc…made by stamping on a surface
Have you got any stamps in your passport?
( 4 ) Act of sound of stamping with the foot
He gave a stamp of importance.
( 5 ) Characteristic mark or quality
She bears the stamp of genius.
His face bears the stamp of suffering.
His story has a stamp of truth.
( 6 ) Kind
They are men of different stamps.
Stamp : (verb)
( 1 ) Put foot down heavily on the ground
He stamped his foot in anger.
( 2 ) Walk with loud heavy steps
He stamped out of the room.
I stamped upstairs.
( 3 ) Mark with an official seal, a design, etc…
They did not stamp my passport.
The librarian forgot to stamp my library books.
Stamp your name and address on the envelope.
Stump : (noun)
( 1 ) Part of the tree left in the ground after the main part has been cut down
( 2 ) Anything similar that remains after the main part has been cut down
This is the stump of the cigar.
Stump : (verb)
( 1 ) Walk stiffly or noisily
He stumped out in fury.
They stumped up the stairs.
( 2 ) Puzzle
Be too difficult for someone
I am stumped. I just do not know what to do.
Everybody was stumped by the problem.
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