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Definition 1: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface - [verb of contact]

Samples where engrave or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • engrave a pen
  • engraved the trophy cup with the winner's name
  • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree

Synonyms for engrave in the sense of this definition

(engrave is a kind of ...) engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface

"carve one's name into the bark"

(... is a kind of engrave ) engrave or inscribe characters on

(engrave has a similar meaning as ...) carve or cut a design or letters into

"engrave the pen with the owner's name"

Definition 2: carve or cut a design or letters into - [verb of contact]

Samples where engrave or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • engrave the pen with the owner's name

Synonyms for engrave in the sense of this definition

(engrave is a kind of ...) engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface

"carve one's name into the bark"

(engrave has a similar meaning as ...) carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

"engrave a pen" "engraved the trophy cup with the winner's name" "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"

Definition 3: carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block - [verb of creation]

Samples where engrave or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • engrave a letter

Synonyms for engrave in the sense of this definition

(engrave is a kind of ...) make into a print

"print the negative"

(... is a kind of engrave ) reproduce by the Benday process

(... is a kind of engrave ) engrave by means of dots and flicks

(engrave belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

Definition 4: impress or affect deeply - [verb of emotion]

Samples where engrave or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The event engraved itself into her memory

(engrave is a kind of ...) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

"This child impressed me as unusually mature" "This behavior struck me as odd" "he was dumb-struck by the news" "her comments struck a sour note"

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