Associations to the word «Engrave»


ENGRAVE, verb. (transitive) To carve text or symbols into (something), usually for the purposes of identification or art.
ENGRAVE, verb. (transitive) To carve (something) into a material.
ENGRAVE, verb. (obsolete) To put in a grave, to bury.

Dictionary definition

ENGRAVE, verb. Carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree".
ENGRAVE, verb. Impress or affect deeply; "The event engraved itself into her memory".
ENGRAVE, verb. Carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block; "engrave a letter".
ENGRAVE, verb. Carve or cut a design or letters into; "engrave the pen with the owner's name".

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad