HyperDic: carve

English > 3 senses of the word carve:
VERBcontactcarveform by carving
contactcarve, chip atengrave / engrave / engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
contactcarve, cut upcut to pieces
carve > pronunciation
Soundskaa'rv
Rhymesstarve
English > carve: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningform by carving.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Carve a flower from the ice"
Narrowerfretcarve a pattern into
hew, hew outmake or shape as with an axe
sculpt, sculpture, graveshape (a material like stone / stone or wood) by whittling away at it
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
shape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Spanishcincelar, cortar, esculpir, grabar, tallar
Catalancisellar, esculpir, gravar, tallar
Nounscarveran artist who creates sculptures
carvingremoving parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape / shape
English > carve: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningengrave / engrave / engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"carve one's name into the bark"
Synonymchip at
Narrowerchiselcarve with a chisel
engrave, etchcarve or cut a design or letters into
scratch, engrave, grave, inscribecarve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishcortar, labrar, tallar, trinchar
Catalantallar, trinxar
Nounscarvermakes decorative wooden panels
carvingcreating figures or designs in three dimensions
English > carve: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningcut to pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Father carved the ham"
Synonymcut up
Narrowerfillet, filetcut into filets / filets
shavemake shavings of or reduce to shavings
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
See alsocarve upseparate into parts or portions
Spanishcortar, trinchar
Nounscarversomeone who carves the meat

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