What is another word for engrave?

Pronunciation: [ɛnɡɹˈe͡ɪv] (IPA)

Engrave refers to the act of carving or cutting a design or letters onto a surface. Synonyms for engrave include etch, inscribe, incise, imprint, chisel, stamp, impress, carve, scratch, and score. These words all describe the process of creating permanent marks on a surface. Etching involves acid to carve into metal or glass, while inscribe describes the process of writing words or letters onto a surface. Incising refers to the act of cutting or carving with a sharp tool, while imprinting and stamping involve pressing a design onto a surface. Chiseling, carving, scratching, and scoring all include the physical act of cutting away material to create a design.

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Engrave is a term that refers to etching, carving, or impressing a design or writing into a hard surface, typically metal or stone. The antonyms of engrave are erase, delete, rub off, scrape, and smudge. Many times, an engraving may need to be removed or corrected, and these antonyms are useful in that instance. Erase refers to removing something completely by rubbing it away, while delete is used in the context of digital files or data. Rubbing off and scraping involve removing something by using friction, while smudging refers to blurring or obscuring an image by transferring marks onto it. These opposite words offer a range of options for changing or undoing an engraving.

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Usage examples for Engrave

Not twice, but thrice she read it, as if she meant to engrave every line on her heart, then she thrust the letter in her bosom and came back to the fire.
"Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir"
Charles Garvice
The Vannic state continued to flourish and its kings-whose names are more European in sound than Asiatic-Lutipris, Sarduris, Menuas, Argistis, Rusas-built themselves strong fortresses which stand to this day about Lake Van, and borrowed a script from their southern foes to engrave rocks with records of successful wars.
"The Ancient East"
D. G. Hogarth
For some time after that Leech drew no more, learning meanwhile the elementary lesson that large blocks take longer to cut than small ones-or, at least, did then, before Charles Wells had introduced his great invention of a block that could be taken to pieces in order that each small square might be given to different hands to engrave.
"The History of "Punch""
M. H. Spielmann

Famous quotes with Engrave

  • The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant.
    Karl Kraus
  • All my friends with PalmPilots and cell phones, they’re always calling themselves and leaving reminders to themselves about what’s about to happen. We leave Post-it notes for ourselves. We go to that shop in the mall, the one where they engrave whatever shit you want on a silver-plated box or a fountain pen, and we get a reminder for every special event that life goes by too fast for us to remember. We buy those picture frames where you record a message on a sound chip. We videotape everything! Oh, and now there’s those digital cameras, so we can all email around our photos — this century’s equivalent of the boring vacation slide show. We organize and reorganize. We record and archive.
    Chuck Palahniuk

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