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Definition 1: mark with one's signature - [verb of communication]

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

  • The author autographed his book

Synonyms for inscribe in the sense of this definition

(inscribe is a kind of ...) be engaged by a written agreement

"He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18" "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"

Definition 2: address, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication - [verb of communication]

(inscribe is a kind of ...) inscribe or address by way of compliment

"She dedicated her book to her parents"

Definition 3: write, engrave, or print as a lasting record - [verb of communication]

(inscribe is a kind of ...) make a record of; set down in permanent form

Definition 4: convert ordinary language into code - [verb of communication]

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

  • We should encode the message for security reasons

Synonyms for inscribe in the sense of this definition

(inscribe is a kind of ...) convert information into code

"encode pictures digitally"

Definition 5: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface - [verb of contact]

Samples where inscribe 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 inscribe in the sense of this definition

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

"carve one's name into the bark"

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

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

"engrave the pen with the owner's name"

Definition 6: draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible - [verb of contact]

(inscribe is a kind of ...) make a mark or lines on a surface

"draw a line" "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

(inscribe belongs to category ...) the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces

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

  • The party recruited many new members

Synonyms for inscribe in the sense of this definition

(inscribe is a kind of ...) record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions

(... is a kind of inscribe ) engage somebody to enter the army

(... is a kind of inscribe ) recruit for a union or organize into a union

"We don't allow people to come into our plant and try to unionize the workers"

(... is a kind of inscribe ) enroll to vote

"register for an election"

(... is a kind of inscribe ) enroll as a student

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