HyperDic: engrave

English > 4 senses of the word engrave:
VERBcontactengrave, scratch, grave, inscribecarve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
emotionengraveimpress or affect deeply
creationengrave, etchcarve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block
contactengrave, etchcarve or cut a design or letters into
engrave > pronunciation
Soundsihngrey'v
Rhymesairwave ... wave / Wave: 29 rhymes with eyv...
English > engrave: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcarve, cut, or etch into a material or surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "engrave a pen"
  • "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"
Synonymsscratch, grave, inscribe
Narrowercharacterengrave or inscribe characters on
Broadercarve, chip atengrave / engrave / engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
Similar toengrave, etchcarve or cut a design or letters into
Spanishgrabar, inscribir
Catalangravar, inscriure
Nounsengravera skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
English > engrave: 4 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningimpress or affect deeply.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The event engraved itself into her memory"
Broaderaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
English > engrave: 4 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningcarve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"engrave a letter"
Synonymetch
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
NarrowerbendayReproduce by the Benday process
stippleengrave by means of dots and flicks
Broaderprintmake into a print
Spanishgrabar
Catalangravar
Nounsengravera printmaker who prints from an engraved / engraved printing plate
engravingmaking engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them
gravurethe act of intaglio printing
English > engrave: 4 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcarve or cut a design or letters into.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"engrave the pen with the owner's name"
Synonymetch
Broadercarve, chip atengrave / engrave / engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
Similar toscratch, engrave, grave, inscribecarve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

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