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

Class

Sort

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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