stamp someone out

stamp (someone or something) out

To destroy, extinguish, or kill someone or something. The dictator vowed to stamp the rebels out once and for all. Scientists from around the world are joining together in a bid to stamp out the devastating disease.
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stamp someone out

tv. to get rid of or kill someone. (Fig. on stamp sth out.) You just can’t stamp somebody out on your own!
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