Engrave Definition

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[v] write upon; engrave a pen, for example
[v] make an engraving of (an image)


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Synonyms

grave, inscribe

Misc. Definitions

\En*grave"\, v. t. [Pref. en- + grave a tomb. Cf. {Engrave} to carve.] To deposit in the grave; to bury. [Obs.] ``Their corses to engrave.'' --Spenser.
\En*grave"\, v. t. [imp. {Engraved}; p. p. {Engraved} or {Engraven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engraving}.] [Pref. en- + grave to carve: cf. OF. engraver.]
1. To cut in; to make by incision. [Obs.] Full many wounds in his corrupted flesh He did engrave. --Spenser.
2. To cut with a graving instrument in order to form an inscription or pictorial representation; to carve figures; to mark with incisions. Like . . . . a signet thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel. --Ex. xxviii. 1
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3. To form or represent by means of incisions upon wood, stone, metal, or the like; as, to engrave an inscription.
4. To impress deeply; to infix, as if with a graver. Engrave principles in men's minds. --Locke.

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