What is another word for etched?

205 synonyms found


[ ˈɛt͡ʃt], [ ˈɛt‍ʃt], [ ˈɛ_tʃ_t]

Etched is a word that means to engrave or carve a design or image into a surface. Some synonyms for etched include engraved, inscribed, incised, carved, scored, scratched, embossed, impressed, stamped and imprinted. Engraved refers to creating a design or lettering on a surface by carving or cutting a groove or line. Inscribed is another term that means to cut, scratch or write something onto a surface. Incised is a word that describes a design or image that is cut or carved into a material, like wood or stone. Carved can refer to cutting a design or sculpture from a material, whereas, scratched and scored describe etching through the surface of a material. Embossed, impressed, stamped and imprinted all involve adding a design or image onto a surface by pressing it in or onto the material.

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What are the opposite words for etched?

Etched is a term that is used to describe the process of carving or cutting into a hard surface to create a design, picture or pattern. Its antonyms are words that describe the opposite of etched. Smooth is an antonym of etched because it is the opposite of a rough or uneven surface. Polished is another antonym of etched because it is the opposite of an engraved or scratched surface. Finally, uncarved, unmarked, plain are also antonyms of etched. All of these words describe a surface that has not been engraved or cut into, which is the opposite of what etched means.

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Usage examples for Etched

A birch bluff miles away was etched in clean-cut tracery upon the horizon, but though the weary man kept his eyes sharply open he felt reasonably safe from observation, which it seemed desirable to avoid.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss
Then for a second, or part of it, the figures of moving men and beasts became visible, etched hard and black against an overwhelming brightness, as a blaze of lightning smote the prairie.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss
Thorne gazed toward the spot he indicated and saw two or three teams and wagons etched upon the horizon where a low rise ran up to meet the sky.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

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